Mr Al-Musawi is a Consultant General Surgeon with special interest in Laparoscopic (Keyhole), Upper Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery and Endoscopy. He was awarded The International ''HALLET PRIZE'' from the Royal College of Surgeon of England.
Mr Al-Musawi graduated from Baghdad University in 1979 with MBChB degree. He came to the UK in 1991 for further training, especially in Laparoscopic Surgery and undertook this training in North West London.
Mr Al-Musawi has been a Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon in UK since 2001. He worked at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. He has a special interest in Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery such as: Hernia Repair of different types, Cholecystectomy (gallbladder stones), Nissen's Fundoplication for Gastric Acid Reflux, Intestinal Adhesion, Bowel Surgery, Splenectomy, Adrenalectomy as well as Endoscopy (Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy), Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Liver and Pancreatic diseases.
Mr Al-Musawi has many publications, and has performed many audit projects on his Laparoscopic operations with very good outcome and satisfactory patient's satisfaction.
Audits by Mr Al-Musawi and his team.
Audit on the Outcome of Patient's Questionnaire: from Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust of all patients who underwent Laparoscopic Hernia Repair performed by Mr Al-Musawi from May 2001? November 2011): Total 491 patients (i.e. 50 patients per year) - The outcome was very satisfactory -2013.
Audit on Laparoscopic Splenectomy: operations were performed by Mr Dhia Al-Musawi over the last 10 years ? The outcome included minimal hospital stay and no conversion to open procedure. It was very cost effective to the Trust - 2012
Audit on Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair (TEP) ? operations were performed by Mr Dhia Al-Musawi at Epsom Hospital (April 2006 ? October 2011): Total 248 patients were audited: Outcome is satisfactory. No major complications, acceptable minor complications and no hernia recurrence. Patient questionnaires are planned for the future - 2012.