Main Speciality

General surgery

Sub Speciality

Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery

Clinical interests

Gallbladder and pancreatic disease, gallstones surgery, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Gastrointestinal diseases of the oesophagus, stomach and bowel.
Reflux disease, hiatus hernia and antireflux surgery (Nissen Fundoplication).
Laparoscopy and laparoscopic division of adhesions.
Open and Laparoscopic hernia surgery including complicated abdominal wall and recurrent hernias.
Upper GI endoscopy, colonoscopy, dilatation, endoscopic Ultrasound scan, and endoscopic mucosal resection of gastrointestinal lesions.

Current NHS Post

Consultant General, Gastrointestinal & laparoscopic Surgeon at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2002.

Current memberships

Member of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES).
Member of the British Hernia Society.
Member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).
Member of the court of examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Professional Profile

Mr Mazin Sayegh is a Consultant General Surgeon at Montefiore Hospital. His main interests are Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.

Mr M Sayegh qualified in 1984 and obtained his Master degree in 1993. He gained his fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1995. His General Surgical & laparoscopic experience was expanded in Nottingham & Sheffield; and later on in Tokyo, Japan where he culminated his advanced surgical experience in diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Laparoscopic Surgery.

Since the introduction of laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery, Mr Sayegh has focused his practice on procedures conducted using these minimally invasive techniques. He has worked with various national, European and international colleagues on gastrointestinal tract surgery.

His major clinical interests are, general hernia and gallbladder surgery, hiatus hernia and reflux surgery, Open and Laparoscopic Hernia surgery including complicated and recurrent hernias, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy including endoscopic ultrasound scanning and endoscopic mucosal resection of lesions.

Mr Sayegh is a member of various national and international associations and societies and currently is a member of the court of examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has published in various peer reviewed journals and gave talks at local, national and international meetings.

Personal Profile

Mr M Sayegh is Married with 2 children, enjoys painting (oil and watercolour) cycling, football and listening to music.

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