Saj Wajed – Profile

Mr SAJ WAJED MA, M Chir, FRCS
CONSULTANT UPPER GI SURGEON

Saj Wajed, Consultant Upper GI Suregon who specialises in Relfux Disease surgeryMr. Saj Wajed is a senior and experienced Consultant Upper GI and General surgeon at the Royal Devon & Exeter and Nuffield Health Exeter Hospitals. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery at the University of Exeter Medical School.

He has a specialist interest in keyhole (laparoscopic) surgery, reflux disease, gallstones and hernia, performing a large volume of procedures relating to these and other Upper GI conditions regularly. He is a recognised expert in these areas and is involved in pioneering surgical innovation, training, teaching and research, including being a National preceptor for the LINX procedure. He has lectured and published extensively.

Mr Wajed has been a Consultant in Exeter since 2004.

His previous training and experience include Lecturer in Surgery at the Royal Free & UCL Medical School; Oesophageal Research Fellow at the Department of Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California working with Professor Tom DeMeester; and Higher Surgical Training in the London Deanery.


Our patients say . . .

My surgery has been more successful than I ever hoped for. From the time I woke up in the theatre recovery are to find I was able to take deep breath. I had not realised that I did not have the freedom to breathe deeply before the surgery. I simply thought that I was unfit as I was unable to exercise comfortably swimming, walking or Pilates. I feel so well and my quality of life has improved beyond any hopes.

His medical training commenced at Caius College, Cambridge in 1986, graduating with a 1st Class Honours degree in Medical Sciences in 1989. He completed his Clinical Studies at Oxford University Medical School, qualifying in 1992. He received the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1996, and was awarded a Master of Surgery degree from the University of Cambridge in 2005 in recognition for research in oesophageal disease.

Saj Wajed holding the innovative new LINX device - a revolutionary new treatment for reflux diseaseHe is a member of the following organisations

  • General Medical Council
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
  • International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
  • UK Reflux Interest Group
  • European and British Hernia Societies

If you are suffering with Reflux Disease, Gallstones, Hernia or any other Functional Bowel Disorder contact the South West Reflux team today.

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