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Mr Kamal Mahawar


Kamal Mahawar has been a Consultant General/ Bariatric Surgeon since April 2011, lead for Upper GI & Bariatric Surgery, Corporate lead for invasive procedures safety, and Chair WREN Network at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Sunderland since January 2019. Professor Mahawar is one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in the country and leads one of the highest volume bariatric units in the NHS at Sunderland. He has over 230 peer-reviewed publications and has an H index of 40. He is the Co-Editor of “Journal of Bariatric Surgery” and an Associate Editor of “Obesity Surgery” and “Annals of Royal College of Surgeons England”. He is on the editorial board of SOARD, Clinical Obesity, and other journals. The journal “Obesity Surgery” published his biography in 2018 recognising his contribution to the field of obesity and metabolic surgery. He is the founder, Chief Coordinator, and chair of the board of trustees of the global society for Upper GI Surgery - The Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society (TUGSS). He is an executive council member of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS) and is the treasurer of the society since June 23. Prior to this, he was the chair of the National Bariatric Surgery Registry (NBSR) Committee (June 22-23). He founded and chaired the BOMSS Patient Safety Committee from 2020-22. He ws a member of the council of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI) and its Associate Director for conferences (2010-23).He is the Northern England representative on the council of the British Benign Upper Gastrointestinal Surgical Society since June 2020 and a member of the National Hiatal Surgery Registry Committee. He also serves on the Research Committee of the ASGBI and the scientific committee of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). His first book “The Ethical Doctor” was published by Harper Collins in 2016. His second book “Fight with Fat” was published in 2018 by “Fingerprint” publishers. Both received wide coverage and good reviews in popular media.

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