Mr Khaled Dawas

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About Mr Khaled Dawas

Mr Khaled Dawas was appointed Consultant General Surgeon at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and Senior Lecturer at University College London in 2009.He was awarded his medical degree at the University of Cambridge in 1994. During his training, Mr Dawas completed a fellowship in Perth, Australia where he dedicated a significant amount of time to perfecting his laparoscopic “keyhole” surgical skills.

Fact Check: If you Swallow Chewing Gum it Stays in your Stomach

‘If you swallow chewing gum it stays in your stomach for years’.

I’m sure we’ve all been told this one before. Along with ‘if the wind changes your face will stay like that’, my parents were always keen to warn me of the dangers of swallowing chewing gum. Here, at Doctify HQ, being the provider of […]

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All you need to know about Gallstones

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Gallstones are very common and affect more than one in ten adults in the UK at some point in their lives. They form in the gallbladder, which is found beneath the liver and functions as a store site for bile produced by the liver. Gallstones form when the level of […]

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Ask the surgeon: All you need to know about Hernia

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Hernia, we have all heard of the condition before. It’s been mentioned here and there in our daily lives, but do we really know what it is? We asked Mr. Khaled Dawas, a specialist Upper GI Surgeon with many years’ experience of treating simple, complex and hiatus hernias all about them.

What […]

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