Consultant Bariatric and General Surgeon, Sunderland Royal Hospital

Dr. Kamal Mahawar is a Consultant General and Bariatric Surgeon at Sunderland Royal Hospital which houses one of the country’s biggest bariatric units.

He is the Social Media Editor of “Obesity Surgery” and also serves on its editorial board. In addition, he is an associate editor of “Clinical Obesity”. He is widely credited for consolidating One Anastomosis (Mini) Gastric Bypass in the UK. Mr. Mahawar serves on the communications committee of International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO, the global umbrella organisation of the various national academic bodies) and Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI). He also serves on the emerging procedures committee of the American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (ASMBS). His recent book “The Ethical Doctor” has been widely appreciated by many as an effort in the right direction for a system of healthcare struggling at many levels.