Mr Sanjay Agrawal


MB BS, MS, FRCSEd, FRCS (Glas), FRCS (Gen Surg)

GMC number: 5204374

Practising since: 1994


General Surgery

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  • Thursday 18:00-20:00
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Mr Sanjay Agrawal is a senior Consultant Surgeon & Clinical Lead of Bariatric Surgery at Homerton University Hospital in London. He specialises in Obesity/Weight-Loss, laparoscopic (key-hole) and upper gastrointestinal surgery.

Mr Agrawal has an interest in gallstone surgery and in all kinds of hernia (Groin hernia, Umbilical hernia, etc.) surgeries.

Mr Agrawal is an international expert in Weight-loss Surgeries and is designated as a ‘Master Surgeon in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery™ (MSMBS™)’ by Surgical Review Corporation of USA. He has the honour of being the first and only Weight-loss/Obesity Surgeon in the UK to achieve this certification. Earning the MSMBS™ designation signifies Mr Agrawal’s commitment and ability to consistently deliver high-quality care to bariatric surgery patients.

Mr Agrawal has had extensive training in the UK, Belgium, Japan and India and has undertaken more than 2000 general surgical procedures so far. In addition, he has experience of over 1750 laparoscopic bariatric procedures to date.

Mr Agrawal trains other surgeons in bariatric and laparoscopic surgery and has made numerous presentations at national and international meetings as well as publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Mr Agrawal is the Director of the London International Bariatric Surgery Symposium (LIBSS -

Mr Agrawal is Editor-in-Chief of a book titled ‘Obesity, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery: A Practical Guide’ published in September 2015 by Springer. The book has achieved >220,000 combined chapter downloads electronically worldwide so far. Under his editorship, a 2nd edition of this book titled ‘Obesity, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery: A Comprehensive Guide’ is due to be released this year (2022). This 2nd edition is part of the prestigious Springer Nature’s Major Reference Works (MRW) program.

Special interests

  • Laparoscopic hernia (Groin & Umbilical) repair
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallstones

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Sanjay Agrawal at Nuffield Health

  • Appendicectomy
  • Laparoscopic groin hernia repair
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Umbilical hernia repair
  • Bilateral (inguinal) hernia repair
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Hernia unilateral
  • Reflux surgery (fundoplication)
  • Hernia repair
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Locations Mr Sanjay Agrawal works with

Related experience


Mr Agrawal has numerous presentations at national and international meetings as well as publications in peer reviewed journals.
His main areas of research interest are in bariatric surgery – in particular, in investigating outcomes and complications of bariatric surgery from a clinical perspective.


  • American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • International Federation of Surgical Obesity
  • British Obesity Surgery Patients Association
  • British Association of Obesity & Metabolic Surgeons
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Association of Surgeons of India – life member since 1999
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Surgeon, Homerton University Hospital, London


Mr Sanjay Agrawal does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Sanjay Agrawal does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Sanjay Agrawal does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.