Professor Fahed Youssef


MD, FRCS, MD (Lon), FRCS (Gen Surg)

GMC number: 4681645

Practicing since: 1990


General Surgery

Consultation times

  • Thursday 13:00 - 15:00
  • Overview

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01473 279123


Professor Youssef qualified in 1990 from Damascus and moved to the Royal Free Hospital in London where he continued his surgical training. He trained in General and Hepato-biliary surgery and completed his FRCS in 2000. After that, he entered a research period and obtained an MD in Surgery from the University of London. In the year 2003 Professor Youssef joined a higher surgical training rotation in General surgery in the South West Deanery. He passed his FRCS (Gen Surgery) in 2008 and entered the GMC specialist register after obtaining his CCT in general surgery. He did a fellowship in Birmingham Hartland Hospital in 2010.

Professor Youssef has been working as a consultant surgeon in the UK since 2009. He moved to Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals in January 2012. He has a special interest in laparoscopic abdominal and abdominal wall surgery and is the clinical lead for emergency surgery.

Personal interests

Swimming, walking, gardening

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Fahed Youssef at Nuffield Health

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
  • Bilateral (inguinal) hernia repair
  • Excision of skin lesion

Locations Professor Fahed Youssef works with

Related experience


  1. Youssef F et al:  Risk modification in patients with peripheral arterial disease: a retrospective survey. Angiology, 2005
  2. Youssef F et al: The value of suction wound drain after carotid and femoral artery surgery: a randomised trial using duplex assessment of the volume of post-operative haematoma. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 2005
  3. Youssef F et al: The effect of short-term treatment with simvastatin on renal function in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Angiology, 2004
  4. Youssef F et al: The early effect of lipid-lowering treatment on carotid and femoral intima media thickness (IMT). Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 2002


  • Royal College of Surgeons

Other post held

  • Consultant General Surgeon, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Insurers Professor Fahed Youssef works with

Professor Fahed Youssef works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • ESMI
  • Health-on-Line
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth


Professor Fahed Youssef does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Fahed Youssef does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Fahed Youssef does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.

Free events with Professor Fahed Youssef

Rapid Access to Hernia and Gallstone Surgery

Thursday 26 March 2020

Ipswich Hospital

Mr Martin Sinclair Professor Fahed Youssef

This free event is for anyone suffering with a hernia or gallstone problems who would like to explore their options for treatment

Book your place now