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Jafaru Abu: Private Gynaecologist & Oncologist, Nottingham

Jafaru Abu
Private Gynaecologist & Oncologist, Nottingham: Jafaru Abu

An expert Gynaecologist in Nottingham, Mr Abu performs a range of minimally invasive (keyhole) gynaecological surgeries for women including total laparoscopic hysterectomy and Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS). In addition to this, he offers treatments for a range of gynaecological cancers including cervical cancer and ovarian cancer.

About Gynaecologist Jafaru Abu 

Mr Jafaru Abu is a Private Gynaecologist in Nottingham. He has substantial experience in providing treatments for a spectrum of gynaecological cancers and is renowned for his ability to perform complex gynaecological key-hole operations, including surgery for women who are morbidly obese.

Mr Abu privately practices as a gynaecologist at The Park Hospital Nottingham and Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital. His NHS practice is based at the Nottingham City Hospital Campus of Nottingham University Hospitals. He has an interest in minimally invasive gynaecological surgery and was one of the first gynaecologists in the UK to perform Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS), a “scarless” procedure.

Mr Abu was conducive in the introduction of total laparoscopic (keyhole) hysterectomy for the management of endometrial cancer at the Nottingham University Hospitals. To ensure his clinical skills are up to date, Mr Abu regularly attends national and international seminars; and on his visits to other hospitals, he provides mentoring for other consultants in advanced keyhole surgery in gynaecology, in particular total laparoscopic hysterectomy.

International gynaecology expert

Committed to the training of other consultants, Mr Abu is involved in organising clinical skill workshops that are used to train other doctors in the skills needed for advanced laparoscopic surgery in women. In 2007, Mr Abu established a bi-annual Masterclass Course, which has become popular both nationally and internationally. In the course, Mr Abu teaches other consultants about the skills used in total laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Gynaecology surgery and cancer treatments available

Mr Abu provides a range of gynaecological surgeries including minimally invasive (keyhole) gynaecological surgery, a colposcopy/hysteroscopy service, as well as treatments for the following gynaecological conditions and cancers:

  • Cervical cancer (cancer of the neck of the womb)
  • Endometrial (womb) cancer
  • Menstrual disorders and uterine fibroids
  • Uterine cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Vulval cancer or (vulvar cancer)
  • Vaginal cancer
  • Cancer of the womb
  • Menorrhagia

  • Heavy periods

A renowned laparoscopic surgeon

Mr Abu's expertise is such that he runs a much sought after masterclass for consultants wishing to improve their laparoscopic skills. This two-day course is entitled:

Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Masterclass Utilising Cadaveric and Clinical Immersion Training Model.

Find out more about the Nottingham laparoscopic masterclass.


Professional gynaecology memberships

A member of several gynaecological societies both nationally and internationally, Mr Abu has received a number of awards including the Ethicon Travel Awards as a Gynaecological Oncology Fellow, as well as being recognised by the International Who’s Who in Medicine for his contribution to the medical profession.

Mr Abu actively participates in the various activities of the following societies:


Cervical cancer research

With several articles published in many respectable peer-reviewed journals, Mr Abu continues to undertake clinical research, with a particular interest in gynaecological cancers. He has also completed research on Menstrual Disorders and Retinoid Receptors in Cervical Cancer at the University of Leicester.

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To contact Mr Abu by email: info@jafabu.com

Website: www.jafabu.co.uk  



BMI The Park Hospital, Sherwood Lodge, Drive Burnststump Country Park, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8RX

Secretary: Ms Clair Byrne

Tel: 01159662113

Fax: 01159662187

Email: Clair.Byrne@bmihealthcare.co.uk



Treatments offered

Minimally invasive (key-hole) gynaecological surgery

Qualifications and memberships


  • Trained at Leicester University Hospitals

  • Subspecialty training in gynaecological oncology


Places of work

Private Practice

BMI The Park Hospital, Sherwood Lodge, Drive Burnststump Country Park, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8RX

Secretary: Ms Clair Byrne

Tel: 01159662113

Fax: 01159662187

Email: Clair.Byrne@bmihealthcare.co.uk


Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital, 748 Mansfield Road, Woodthorpe,Nottingham

Nottinghamshire, NG5 3FZ 

Secretary: Mrs Jennifer Brindley

Appointments/bookings: 0115 920 9209

Direct line to secretary: 0115 993 2006

Fax: 0115 967 3005



Contact for urgent matters only

Personal Assistance: Mrs Sue Gray

Tel: 07581 863487

Email: suedgray@gmail.com



Nottingham University Hospitals,  

City Hospital Campus

Directorate of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hucknall Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 1PB

Secretary: Mrs Jenny Brindley  

Tel: 0115 969 1169 (Ext 56156)

Fax: 0115 962 7920