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Mr Wayel Jassem, Consultant Surgeon

Specialist Details
Full name

Mr Wayel Jassem




Consultant Surgeon


Hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery, General surgery

Site specialisation

Hepatobiliary surgery

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Complex hepatobiliary surgery.

Background Information

I trained in General Surgery at the University of Ancona, Italy and in Kidney Transplantation at the Nuffield Department of Surgery, Oxford University and in Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery at King's College Hospital. 
Currently I am Consultant Surgeon at King's College Hospital. My research interests include ischemic preconditioning and protection of the liver during resection.

Languages spoken

English, Arabic, Italian

Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: am/eveTue: Wed: am/pmThurs: Fri: eveSat: am/pm

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



British Transplant Society

NHS hospitals

King's College

Research interests

Ischaemic preconditioning of the liver.

Key published papers

Transplantation from non-heart-beating donors.Rela M, Jassem W. Transplant Proc. 2007 Apr;39(3):726-7. Reducing bile leak following segmental liver transplantation: understanding biliary anatomy of the caudate lobe.Jassem W, Heaton ND, Rela M.Am J Transplant. 2008 Feb;8(2):271-4. Epub 2007 Dec 19. Living related liver transplantation in children.Heaton N, Faraj W, Melendez HV, Jassem W, Muiesan P, Mieli-Vergani G, Dhawan A, Rela M.Br J Surg. 2008 Jul;95(7):919-24. Metastatic pulmonary adenocarcinoma 6 years after curative resection for ampullary adenocarcinoma. Metastatic disease from initial primary or metachronous tumourGiakoustidis A, Cherian PT, Zen Y, Jassem W, Prachalias A, Srinivasan P, Heaton ND, Rela M.JOP. 2011 Jan 5;12(1):32-6. Effect of ischemic preconditioning on the genomic response to reperfusion injury in deceased donor liver transplantation.Jassem W, Fuggle S, Thompson R, Arno M, Taylor J, Byrne J, Heaton N, Rela M.Liver Transpl. 2009 Dec;15(12):1750-65.


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