Mr Yesar El- Dhuwaib



GMC number: 6044933

Practising since: 1998


General Surgery

Consultation times

  • 5:30pm – 8pm, 2nd and 4th Wednesday evening of each month
  • Mr El-Dhuwaib does not treat children
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Mr Yesar El-Dhuwaib completed his MSc in Surgical Practice at the University of Kent. He is the  surgical lead for Perioperative quality improvement programme and the surgical lead for Medical Students at ESHT.

Mr El-Dhuwaib trained in Manchester, Bristol, York, Leeds, and completed his fellowship in bowel dysfunction and inflammatory bowel disease at The Royal London Hospital. He has outstanding surgical skills including laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery. He can operate and suture right and left-handed. He introduced advanced laparoscopic emergency surgery for bowel pathology and established advanced TransAnal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) for early rectal cancer at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT).

He offers all types of keyhole surgery for hernia, gallbladder, diverticular disease and IBD.  He also offers all types of surgery for haemorrhoids, fissure, fistula and pilonidal sinus. He is accredited for colonoscopy. 

He has published over twenty articles in peer-reviewed journals and over forty presentations at national and international meetings. He was awarded a number of prizes including Brendan Devlin Prize from The British Hernia Society and was nominated twice for the prestigious Karl Storz Award from the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery EAES in 2009 and 2013.

Other interests

  • Hernia and gallbladder surgery (open and keyhole)
  • Advanced minimal invasive surgery (keyhole) for bowel cancer, diverticular disease, colitis and Crohn’s disease
  • Constipation, faecal incontinence and prolapse surgery
  • All types of anal pathology such as haemorrhoids, fissure and fistula surgery
  • Colonoscopy

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Yesar El- Dhuwaib at Nuffield Health

  • Appendicectomy
  • Gastroscopy (or gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy)
  • Open surgery groin hernia repair
  • Local anaesthetic
  • Stoma surgery
  • Restorative proctocolectomy
  • Abdominoperineal resection
  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder removal)
  • Laparoscopic groin hernia repair
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Ileostomy
  • Abdominal adhesion surgery
  • Gastroesophageal
  • Umbilical hernia repair
  • Transanal haemorrhoid dearterialisation (THD)
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Hernia repair
  • Rectopexy
  • Pelvic surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Rectal examination under anaesthetic (or rectal EUA)
  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Rectal prolapse repair
  • Bilateral (inguinal) hernia repair
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Anterior resection
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

Locations Mr Yesar El- Dhuwaib works with

Related experience


1.    Venous thromboembolism following colorectal resection

El-Dhuwaib Y, Selvasekar C, Corless DJ, Deakin M, and Slavin JP

Colorectal Dis. 2016 Sep 22. doi: 10.1111/codi.13529.

2.    Bile duct reconstruction following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in England

El-Dhuwaib Y, Slavin J, Corless DJ, Begaj I, Durkin D, and Deakin M

Surg Endosc. 2016 Aug;30(8):3516-25. Epub 2016 Jan 29

3.    Ischaemic colitis & bleeding per rectum -a surgical emergency

El-Dhuwaib Y, Prasad SS, Das A, and Khetan N

Foundation Year Journal, Volume 9, issue 7, July 2015

4.    Laparoscopic versus open repair of inguinal hernia: a longitudinal cohort study.

El-Dhuwaib Y, Corless D, Emmett C, Deakin M, Slavin J.

Surg Endosc. 2013 Mar;27(3):936-45

5.    The incidence of post operative venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing varicose vein surgery recorded in Hospital Episode Statistics.

Sutton PA, El-Duhwaib Y, Dyer J, Guy AJ.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2012 Oct;94(7):481-3

6.    Definitive management of gall stone pancreatitis in England.

El-Dhuwaib Y, Deakin M, David G, Durkin D, Corless DJ,  and Slavin JP.

Ann R Co Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2012 Sep;94 ll Surg Engl. 2012 Sep;94

7.    Histological grading of tumour regression and radiation colitis in locally advanced rectal cancer following neo-adjuvant therapy; a critical appraisal.

Salmo E, El-Dhuwaib Y, Haboubi NY.

Colorectal Dis. 2011 Oct;13(10):1100-6

8.    An "all 5-mm ports" selective approach to laparoscopic cholecystectomy, appendectomy, and anti-reflux surgery.

El-Dhuwaib Y, Hamade AM, Issa ME, Balbisi BM, Abid G, Ammori BJ

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2004 Jun;14(3):141-4.

9.    Transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt and variceal embolisation in the management of bleeding stomal varices.

Alkari B, Shaath N, El-Dhuwaib Y, Aboutwerat A, Warnes T, Chalmers N, Ammori BJ

Int J Colorectal Dis. 2005 Sep;20(5):457-62. Epub 2005 Jan 14.

10.  Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas

Ammori BJ, El-Dhuwaib Y, Ballester P, Augustine T

Hepatogastroenterology 2005 Mar-Apr;52(62):620-4

11.  Laparoscopic Management Of Acquired Benign Duodenal Strictures In Adults

Al-Rashedy M, El-Dhuwaib Y, Issa ME, Ballester P, Ammori BJ.  

The Internet Journal of Surgery. 2005. Volume 7 Number 1

12.  Lipoblastoma in an 11-month-old infant.

El-Dhuwaib YZ, Izzidien AY

Saudi Med J. 2004 Aug;25(8):1109-10.

13. Laparoscopic reduction of an ileo-ileal intussusception and resection of inverted Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult

El-Dhuwaib Y, O’Shea S, Ammori BJ

Surg Endosc. 2003 Jul;17(7):1157

14.  Staged and complete laparoscopic management of cholelithiasis in a patient with gallstone ileus and bile duct calculi

El-Dhuwaib Y, Ammori BJ

Surg Endosc. 2003 Jun;17(6):988-9

15.  Perianal abscess: an unusual site for gonococcal abscess formation in the modern era

El-Dhuwaib Y, Ammori BJ

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 Jul;22(7):422-3

Collaborative  Research Publications

16. The Cholecystectomy As A Day Case (CAAD) Score: A Validated Score of Preoperative Predictors of Successful Day-Case Cholecystectomy Using the CholeS Data Set.

CholeS Study Group

World J Surg. 2019 Aug;43(8):1928-1934. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-04981-5.

17. Correction to: Utilisation of an operative difficulty grading scale for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

CholeS Study Group,

Surg Endosc. 2019 Jan;33(1):122-125. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6377-8.

18. The development and validation of a scoring tool to predict the operative duration of elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

CholeS Study Group

 Surg Endosc. 2018 Jul;32(7):3149-3157. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6030-6. Epub 2018 Jan 16.

19. Cost-effectiveness of emergency versus delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute gallbladder pathology.

CholeS Study Group

Br J Surg. 2017 Jan;104(1):98-107. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10317. Epub 2016 Oct 20

20. Preoperative risk factors for conversion from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy: a validated risk score derived from a prospective U.K. database of 8820 patients.

CholeS study group

HPB (Oxford). 2016 Aug 30. pii: S1365-182X(16)31837-8

21. Population-based cohort study of outcomes following cholecystectomy for benign gallbladder diseases.

CholeS study group.

Br J Surg. 2016 Aug 26

22. Population-based cohort study of variation in the use of emergency cholecystectomy for benign gallbladder diseases

CholeS Study Group.

Br J Surg. 2016 Nov;103(12):1716-1726. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10288.


  • Member of Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Member of The Pelvic Floor Society
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeon of England

Other posts held

  • East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Examiner at the General Medical Council

Insurers Mr Yesar El- Dhuwaib works with

Mr Yesar El- Dhuwaib works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Healix
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Mr Yesar El- Dhuwaib does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Yesar El- Dhuwaib does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Yesar El- Dhuwaib does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.