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Mr Sanjay Agrawal
Mr Sanjay Agrawal

Mr Sanjay Agrawal is a Consultant Surgeon specializing in Bariatric (Obesity/Weight-Loss) Surgery at Homerton University Hospital in London, UK. He is also Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Blizard Institute in Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) in London, UK. 

Mr Agrawal is Director of London International Bariatric Surgery Symposium (LIBSS) (

Mr Agrawal is designated as ‘Master Surgeon in Metabolic and Bariatric SurgeryTM, MSMBSTM’ (previously called ‘Surgeon of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric SurgeryTM, SOEMBSTM’ & ‘Bariatric Surgeon of ExcellenceTM, BSOETM’) since 2012 by Surgical Review Corporation of USA. He has the privilege of being the First (and Only) Weight-loss/Obesity Surgeon in the UK to achieve this certification.

Mr Agrawal has the honour of being the First (and only) Post-CCT Fellow in Bariatric and Upper GI Surgery awarded under the National Surgical Fellowship Scheme through the Royal College of Surgeons of England in Taunton in the year, 2009-10. He was awarded Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) Bariatric Fellowship in Brugge (Bruges), Belgium for 3months (October–December 2009). He was also awarded Ethicon Short Term Clinical Visit Grant by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for the Gastric Fellowship at National Cancer Center & Cancer Institute Hospital in Tokyo, Japan in September 2008.

Mr Agrawal has been invited to join Top Doctors® UK and become a member of their international medical team following identification as a leading specialist in Bariatric Surgery in the UK.

Mr Agrawal has made numerous presentations (>150) at national and international meetings as well as has multiple publications (>130) in peer-reviewed journals. As Editor in the 1st edition, this book achieved >190,000 individual chapter downloads electronically worldwide.

Mr Agrawal is a member of the International Committee in the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) since 2015.

Mr Agrawal has served as Faculty in different capacities (Chair/Moderator/Speaker) in multiple national and international meetings.