Mr Sherif Awad

BSc (Med Sci), MBChB (Hons), PhD, FRCS (Gen Surg)

Sherif Awad is a specialist Laparoscopic (keyhole), Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric (weight loss) Surgeon and is Clinical Lead for the East-Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Institute (EMBMI) based at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Sherif performs over 300 keyhole procedures each year with expertise in Bariatric (weight loss) procedures, and surgery for acid reflux and hiatus hernias, gallstones, hernias, stomach and oesophageal cancer, and keyhole small bowel resections. He also undertakes other general surgical procedures such as removal of lumps, division of adhesions and Endoscopy.

Sherif accepts referrals for insured, self-pay and NHS patients. Sherif works with most insurance companies (BUPA, AXA PPP, Cigna, WPA, Benedon, Vitality Health)

Sherif Awad



I had struggled with my weight since my teens and I had resigned myself to the fact that diets don’t work and I would be fat for the rest of my days. However as my health started to seriously decline as I neared the 30stone mark; my legs became swollen, I was too out of breath to climb the stairs and I had uncontrollable blood pressure. I began to get quite depressed about my future and worry about my job. I had heard about Mr Awad and the gastric sleeve surgery from family and friends and the…
L.M. Sleeve Gastrectomy. Derby Private Health. January 2016