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Professor Fahed Youssef

MD, MSc,  FRCS (Glasg & Ed),

MD (Lon),  FRCS  (Gen Surg).

Consultant  General Surgery

GMC Number ::4681645




Mr Youssef qualified in 1990 from Damascus and moved to the Royal Free Hospital in London where he continued his surgical training. He trained in General and Hepato-biliary surgery and also completed his FRCS in 2000. After that, he entered a research period and obtained an MD in Surgery from the University of London. In the year 2003 Mr Youssef joined a higher surgical training rotation in General and Vascular surgery in the South West Deanery. He passed his FRCS (Gen Surgery) in 2008 and entered the GMC specialist register the year after.

He did a fellowship in Endovascular surgery in Birmingham Hartland hospital in 2010. Mr Youssef is been working as a consultant surgeon in the UK since 2009. He moved to Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals in January 2012.


  • Weekly Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 Wednesday 6-8


Current posts

  • Consultant General Surgeon, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons


  1. Youssef F et al:  Risk modification in patients with peripheral arterial disease: a retrospective survey. Angiology, 2005

  2. Youssef F et al: The value of suction wound drain after carotid and femoral artery surgery: a randomised trial using duplex assessment of the volume of post-operative haematoma. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 2005

  3. Youssef F et al: The effect of short-term treatment with simvastatin on renal function in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Angiology, 2004

  4. Youssef F et al: The early effect of lipid-lowering treatment on carotid and femoral intima media thickness (IMT). Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 2002


Hernias centre works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health

  • AXA PPP Healthcare

  • AXA PPP International

  • Bupa

  • Cigna

  • ESMI

  • Health-on-Line

  • InterGlobal

  • Medical Care Direct

  • SecureHealth

  • Simplyhealth


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