• Abeezar Sarela

    Gastrointestinal Surgeon

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

    Weight Loss | Acid Reflux | Gallstones | Hernias | Achalasia | Cancer | Gastroparesis


Abeezar Sarela is a consultant surgeon in Leeds since 2003. He works in the NHS at St James’s University Hospital and practices privately at the Nuffield Hospital and the Spire Hospital.

Mr Sarela has extensive experience in laparoscopy (keyhole surgery), and he uses this method for most operations.

Mr Sarela went to medical school in Bombay, and did his surgical training in Bombay, London, Leeds and New York.

In addition to surgical practice, Mr Sarela has a keen interest in medical law and he has been awarded the degree of PhD by the University of Leeds (School of Law).

Abeezar Sarela, bariatric surgeon in Leeds.

Mr Sarela specializes in three areas of Gastrointestinal Surgery:

Weight Loss Surgery or Bariatric Surgery:
Operations on the stomach to reduce appetite and increase fullness after eating.

Cancer Surgery or Surgical Oncology:
Operations for cancer of the oesophagus and stomach.

Operations for Acid Reflux, Gallstones, Hernia, Achalasia and Gastroparesis.

Leading Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery in Leeds

Areas of specialisation

Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric Surgery: Gastric Band, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve for morbid obesity. Endoscopic procedure: Gastric Balloon.

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Acid Reflux Surgery

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication and LINX® magnetic bead ring for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD or GORD)

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Gallstones Surgery

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladder stones causing pain, infection (cholecystitis and cholangitis), jaundice and pancreatitis.

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Hernia Surgery

Laparoscopic surgery to repair inguinal (groin) hernia, umbilical hernia, incisional hernia and hiatus hernia.

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Achalasia Surgery

Laparoscopic cardiomyotomy (Heller’s operation) for treatment of difficulty to swallow because of non-relaxation of oesophageal sphincter.

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Gastroparesis Surgery

Gastric pacemaker for the treatment of chronic nausea and vomiting from delayed gastric emptying.

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Cancer Surgery

Multi-disciplinary treatment of cancer of oesophagus and stomach with chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery (oesophagectomy and gastrectomy).

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Laparoscopic surgery (keyhole surgery) for less pain, quick recovery and minimal complications.

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Patients' Stories

Mohammed’s Story

Gastric Bypass

Joan’s Story

Oesophagus Cancer

Kerry’s Story

Gastric Sleeve

Weight Loss Surgery in Leeds

Call 0113 388 2138 to arrange an appointment with Mr Sarela

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