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Mr W Elsaify - General Surgery

Mr W Elsaify is a Consultant General Surgeon in Mr W Elsaify- Consultant GeneraL Surgeon in Middlesbrough

Based at: Tees Valley Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

General surgery, Gall stones, Gall bladder surgery, laparoscopic (Key hole) cholecystectomy.

Open / laparoscopic (Key hole) hernia repair, Groin hernia, Inguinal hernia, Femoral hernia, Abdominal wall hernia, Ventral hernia.

Breast surgery, Breast lumps, Breast pain, Fibroadenoma, Nipple discharge, Breast cancer, BRCA mutations, Risk Reducing Mastectomy, Breast Conserving Surgery, Skin Sparing Mastectomy, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Axillary Node Clearance, Therapeutic Mammoplasty, Breast Reconstruction, Braxon Mesh.

Thyroid Nodule, Goitre, Graves disease,Thyroid cancer.

Minimal Invasive Parathyroid Surgery, Primary Hyperparathyroidism, Familial Hyperparathyroidism, Redo Parathyroid Surgery Secondary Hyperparathyroidism.

Mr Elsaify trained in all aspects of Endocrine (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal) and Breast surgery at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle- upon -Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He then spent a year as a fellow in endocrine and breast surgery at the Nightingale Centre University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust.

Currently Mr Elsaify runs a wide-ranging general surgery practice in the NHS based at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, where he has been employed as a fully accredited consultant breast, endocrine and general surgeon since 2011. He is also the lead clinician for endocrine surgery.

He has performed over a thousand thyroid and parathyroid procedures.

His special interests are in Breast disorders, Breast lumps, Breast pain and Management of Breast cancer. Mr Elsaify works closely with a team of endocrinologists to offer a multidisciplinary approach to thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal dysfunction.

Mr Elsaify routinely performs gallbladder removal surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy, jet hole surgery) for gallbladder disease. He also carries out open and keyhole hernia repair surgery and excision of skin lesions, lumps and bumps.


Academic background

MBBCh (Honour)



FRCS (Glasgow)

FRCS (General Surgery)


Professional Memberships

British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons BAETS


Royal Colleague of Surgeons


NHS base

South Tees NHS Foundation, Trust James Cook University & Hospital Friarage Northallerton Hospital

Clinic Times


01642 929 409