An expert 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.
Mr Jafaru Abu is a Private Gynaecologist
and Oncologist 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 cancers:
- Cervical cancer (cancer of the neck of the womb)
- Endometrial (womb) cancer
- Menstrual disorders and uterine fibroids
- Ovarian cancer
- Vulvar and vaginal cancers
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
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.
Jafaru Abu in the media
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