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Mr Jayesh Sagar

General Surgeon with a Specialist Interest in Open and Laparoscopic Surgery


Practices at: The Clementine Churchill Hospital

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Personal Profile

Personal Profile

Mr Jayesh Sagar is a general surgeon with a specialist interest in open and laparoscopic surgery. He subspecialises in laparoscopic colorectal 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 and advanced laparoscopic surgery at Medway Hospital, Kent. Mr Sagar’s practice mainly involves elective general and bowel surgery along with on-call commitments for all surgical emergencies.

As a fully trained surgeon, he offers his expertise in 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 benign and malignant bowel pathology.

Along with laparoscopic surgery for hernias (groin, abdominal, incisional) and general surgical procedures, he also deals with all aspects of ano-proctology (piles, fissures, fistulas, pilonidal sinus, 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 and incontinence disorders and rectal prolapse. He performs endoanal ultrasound and anal physiology studies and chairs the pelvic floor services. 

He had been an undergraduate speciality lead for surgery. He is an educational supervisor and clinical supervisor for higher surgical trainees from East of England deanery. He also supervises medical students and physician associate trainees. He has over 40 publications in peer reviewed journals and has presented his work over 35 national and international recognised conferences. He has been invited speaker in different conferences and also been invited for peer review process for well-established medical journals. 

Mr Sagar has received several compliments from his patients, colleagues and his team members. Examples of couple of patients’ feedback are as follows.

“The pain I had prior to my surgery was not only physical, also mental. It lessened my quality of life.Since Mr Sagar completed the surgery, I have felt immensely better. Better than before the fistula and abscess appeared. I am eternally grateful for everything he has done to help me.”

“My consultant was very good and a pleasure to deal with. I felt I was in excellent hands.”

Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests

  • Coloproctology
  • Early rectal cancer
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Laparoscopy
  • Trans-anal surgery
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships

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

Current NHS and/or University Posts

  • Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust