Mr Wael Elsaify

Consultant General, Breast and Endocrine Surgeon

MBBCh (Honour Degree) 1994, Master Degree in Surgery 1999, FRCS (Glasgow) Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow 2000, FRCSI Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 2001,FRCS (General Surgery) Royal College of Surgeons 2009, CCST General Surgery, 2009, Minimal Invasive Endocrine Surgery IRCAD France Strasbourg 2013.

Professional Memberships


  • British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeon BAETS.
  • European Society of Surgical Oncology ESSO.
  • British Medical Association BMA.
  • MDDUS.

Personal profile

Mr Wael Elsaify trained in endocrine and breast surgery at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle- upon -Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

He spent a year as a Fellow in oncoplastic breast and endocrine surgery at the Nightingale Centre University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. Since 2011, he has been the lead Endocrine Surgeon at the James Cook University Hospital Foundation Trust with a large thyroid and parathyroid practice.

Mr Elsaify also works closely with a team of Endocrinologists to offer a multidisciplinary approach to thyroid and parathyroid conditions dysfunction. Mr Elsaify routinely performs laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladder disease and open and laparoscopic hernia repair. He also performs other hernia surgery and excision of skin lesions, lumps and bumps.

Consultant General, Breast and Endocrine (Thyroid, parathyroid and Adrenal) Surgeon at James Cook University Hospital /South Tees NHS FoundationTrust.

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 (Oncoplastic Breast Surgery Fellowship South Manchester University Hospital 2009).

Currently Mr Elsaify runs a wide-ranging general surgery practice in the NHS based at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesborough, 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 Mangament 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, Key hole surgery) for gallbladder disease. He also carries out open and keyhole hernia repair surgery and excision of skin lesions, lumps and bumps.

Clinical Interests

  • Breast surgery
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast pain
  • Breast lump
  • Nipple inversion
  • Nipple discharge
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Parathyroid surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Gall stone disease
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Key hole surgery
  • Adrenal surgery
  • Laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Hernia surgery
  • Thyroid Nodule, Goitre, Graves disease,Thyroid cancer.
    Minimal Invasive Parathyroid Surgery, Primary Hyperparathyroidism, Familial Hyperparathyroidism, Redo Parathyroid Surgery Secondary Hyperparathyroidism.
    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.
    Open / laparoscopic (Key hole) hernia repair, Groin hernia, Inguinal hernia, Femoral hernia, Abdominal wall hernia, Ventral hernia
    Gall stones, Gall bladder surgery, laparoscopic (Key hole) cholecystectomy
 

 

Year qualified:

1994