Mr SAJ WAJED MA, M Chir, FRCS
CONSULTANT UPPER GI SURGEON
Mr. 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 . . .
Many thanks for all your care, kindness and attention during my recent gallbladder problems.
I just want to say a huge BIG thank you to for doing my hiatus hernia operation – I feel like a new person and am so grateful for all your care and consideration that has made such a difference for me.
I would like to congratulate you and your team who performed my gallbladder removal it has been a completely painless experience with no side effects what so ever.
You were so very kind and patient listening to my doubts, and although I know that I had to make the decision myself, you said just enough to enable me to make the right one.
Further to surgery to remove my gallbladder. I am writing to say a grateful thank you. I returned to work after two weeks, and free of the frightening pain that I had been experiencing prior to surgery and am just feeing so much better!
Following my Heller Cardiomyotomy I am pleased to tell you that at this moment it would appear to be 100% successful. It is no exaggeration to say it has transformed my life.
Thank you so very much. Not to be refluxing, having a sore throat and cough and to be able to sleep lying down is wonderful and has given me back a normal life.
My husband and I would like to thank you for all you effort curing my hernia problem … my breathing is much improved. I look forward to a much better quality of life.
I would like to thank you so much for your help skill and expertise in dong this [abdominal wall hernia repair] and giving me my life back.
I appreciated the kindly and sensitive way you receive me and conducted the consultation.
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.
He 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