Mr Majid Hashemi is the Senior Bariatric Surgeon in the NHS North London where he established bariatric services since 2001. He was the sole surgeon regularly performing this surgery in the area from 2001 until 2007 and has to date performed over 1000 operations on the stomach.
Majid qualified from Manchester University and trained in London and at Addenbrooke’s and other hospitals in Anglia, followed by 15 months as fellow to Dr DeMeester at University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Mr Hashemi is a specialist in the use of the linx procedure for treatment of GERD.
He was appointed as Senior Lecturer to University College London in 2001 and was Surgical Tutor and Lead for Academic Surgery at the Whittington hospital and Archway Campus 2001 – 2007. From 2007 – 2010 he was Chair of the Surgery Module Management Group for Surgery Undergraduate studies for University College Medical School.
As well as surgery for the treatment of obesity, Majid provides the full range of services in oesophageal and gastric surgery, including assessment and treatment for patients with various hernia types, oesophageal reflux or motility problems including those requiring revision surgeries.
He regularly performs oesophageal and gastric resections for cancer as part of the team at the designated Cancer Centre at University College London Hospital. Majid is actively involved in training, education and research, leading and supervising on a number of research projects. He is a firm believer that patients should be involved in all major decisions.