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Sherif Awad

Contact Me:

  • Ms Sarah Newell (NHS)

  • Ms Sarah Newell (Private)


Areas of expertise and special interest:

  • Benign
  • Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Oesophageal Surgery
  • Reflux Surgery
  • Stomach

AUGIS Membership Category: Consultant Surgeon, Full member

Qualifications: BMed Sci, FRCS, MbChB (Hons), PhD

GMC Number: 6026860

Region: Trent


Other Roles:

Clinical Lead for the East-Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery (EMBMI), Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation trust. Honorary Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Nottingham.

Other AUGIS members I work with:

My Research:

I am Honorary Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Nottingham, teach medical and nursing under/postgraduates, supervise research, published over 50 papers and book chapters and delivered over 40 International presentations. To date I have been co-awarded over £424 000 of research funding. My research has been awarded numerous national and international prizes including the prestigious 2010 Moynihan Medal of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI). I am an expert journal reviewer for the following journals: British Journal of Surgery, British Medical Journal, International Journal of Obesity, and Clinical Nutrition among others.

I completed my PhD into the metabolic and cellular effects of carbohydrate-based preconditioning drinks that are used in Enhanced Recovery (ERAS) Protocols ( I have co-authored numerous papers including international guidelines on Enhanced Recovery After Bariatric Surgery ( My research expertise also includes other topics such as perioperative nutrition, enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS), insulin resistance and the physiological and metabolic effects of bariatric and metabolic surgery and get invited to National and International meetings to speak on these topics.

My Hobbies:

My two young boys keep me busy. When there is a spare moment I enjoy mountain biking, photography and scuba diving.

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