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Mr Dhia Al-Musawi - General Surgery

Mr Al-Musawi is an established Consultant General Surgeon at Ashtead, Surrey since 2001

Based at: Ashtead Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

• Upper GI Surgery

• Laparoscopic (keyhole) Surgery;

• Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid and Parathyroid)

• Gastro-intestinal tract Surgery;

• Hernia repair (including Laparoscopic; Umbilical; Epigastric; Inguinal; Femoral; Incisional; Groin; Abdominal; Recurrent; Open mesh; and Sport-related hernia repair). Mr Al-Musawi has performed over 1000 laparoscopic hernia repairs.

• Gall stones/ gallbladder stones (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Cholecystitis; Obstructive Jaundice).  Mr Al-Musawi has performed over 2000 laparoscopic gallbladder procedures 

• Gastroesophageal reflux /gastroesophageal reflux / acid reflux  (Laparoscopic Hiatus hernia repair; Nissen's Fundoplication); He has also performed over 300 laparoscopic operations for reflux. 

• Intestinal adhesions

• Other Laparoscopic Procedures; (Appendicectomy; Splenectomy; Adrenalectomy; Intestinal Adhesion division; Gastric Surgery; Bowell Surgery; Pancreatic Pseudocysts);

• Anal canal procedures (Haemorrhoides; Anal fissure; Anal fistula; Pilonidal sinus);

• Skin lesions (skin moles, cysts, nodules, abscesses)

• Endoscopy (Gastroscopy; Sigmoidoscopy; Colonoscopy)

• Pancreatic diseases

For more information about Mr Al-Musawi, including a selection of publications, clinical audits and outcome images of his work, please click here 

Initial consultation fee will not exceed £250 and follow-up consultation fee will not exceed £175.

Academic background

Mr Al-Musawi graduated from Baghdad University in 1979 with MB ChB degree. He came to the UK in 1991 for further training, especially in laparoscopic surgery and undertook this training in North West London.

He has many Postgraduate Qualifications in Surgery including Diploma and Master Degrees, Board Certificate in Surgery, Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England and FRCS Intercollegiate UK in (General Surgery).

He was awarded the international ''HALLET PRIZE'' by the Royal College of Surgeon of England.


MB Ch B Baghdad University- Iraq 1979

Diploma in General Surgery Mustansyria University-Baghdad 1988

CABS - Board Certificate of Surgery Board of Surgery-Baghdad Centre 1989

MSc - Master in Surgical Sciences Imperial College School of Medicine-Hammersmith Hospital 1998

FRCS (ENGLAND) - Royal College of Surgeons of England 1992

FRCS - Intercollegiate Speciality Board Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland 1999

Additional training

Specialist Registrar with Professor Williamson Hammersmith Hospital - Hepatic and Pancreatobiliary Unit 1997

Specialist Registrar with Mr Rosin and Mr Glazer St Mary's Hospital, London - Upper GI, Laparoscopic Surgery and Endocrine Surgery 1999

Specialist Registrar with Mr J Thompson Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - Upper GI and Laparoscopic Surgery 2000

Professional Memberships

General Medical Council

NHS base

Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Mon am, Tues am, Weds eve and Sat am

0137 223 7000