Mr Jayesh Sagar

General Surgeon with a Specialist Interest in Open and Laparoscopic Surgery


Personal profile

Mr Jayesh Sagar is a general surgeon with a specialist interest in open and laparoscopic surgery.

Following his medicine qualification and Masters in general surgery in India, Mr Sagar completed basic surgical training and membership examinations in the UK. After a period of research at Royal Free Hospital and University College, London, Mr Sagar gained specialist surgical training (colorectal and general surgery) in the South West Thames region.

He had completed his training with a senior fellowship in recurrent rectal cancer and pelvic floor surgery at St Thomas' Hospital, London. Mr Sagar’s practice mainly involves elective bowel surgery along with on-call commitments for all general surgical emergencies.

As a fully trained surgeon, he offers his expertise in open and laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for bowel cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis). Mr Sagar also offers Single Port Laparoscopic (Single incision keyhole) surgery mainly for bowel cancer.

Along with laparoscopic surgery for hernias (groin, abdominal, incisional), he also deals with all aspects of ano-proctology (piles, fissures, fistulas, etc) including HALO and THD.

Mr Sagar specialises in trans-anal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) for large rectal polyps and early rectal cancer and is an accredited endoscopist (OGD, Colonoscopy and polyp removal). Specialist training in pelvic floor dysfunction allows Mr Sagar to offer patients effective management of evacuatory disorders and rectal prolapse.

Clinical Interests

  • Coloproctology
  • Early rectal cancer
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Laparoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Special Clinical Interests

  • Early rectal cancer
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Trans-anal surgery
  • Single port surgery

Professional Memberships

  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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