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The Lister Hospital Facility

Abdominal Wall Unit

The Lister Hospital Facility

The leading provider of abdominal wall surgery in the UK

020 7034 8266

Chelsea Bridge Road

London

SW1W 8RH

Payment options available: This facility offers treatments at a fixed price

Why choose the Abdominal Wall Unit at The Lister Hospital?

The Abdominal Wall unit at The Lister Hospital in Chelsea is made up of a multidisciplinary team of consultants from London's top teaching hospitals. We treat both common and complex conditions of the abdominal wall — from complicated incisional hernias to rare tumours of the abdominal wall — using the latest surgical techniques.

Under our care, you'll benefit from the expertise of the most experienced general and plastic surgeons in the UK, with highly specialised ongoing post-operative support. Whether you need treatment for a recurring hernia or reconstructive surgery following pregnancy, close collaboration between our plastic and general surgeons ensures the highest quality care and best cosmetic result.

Expertise

Our Abdominal Wall Unit treats a wide range of abdominal wall problems, from umbilical and groin hernias to more complex conditions such as recurrent hernias and tumours.

Our multidisciplinary team also specialises in cosmetic procedures, including post-pregnancy reconstruction. Every patient is different, so we give you the care and treatment to suit you.

  • Abdominoplasty

    Need to know

    If you've lost a lot of weight or had a baby, you might be left with some loose skin around your stomach. By removing excess skin and fat, and tightening the abdominal muscles, a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) can give you a slimmer, firmer stomach. It may also reduce the appearance of stretch marks.

  • Laparoscopic hernia repair

    Need to know

    Hernias are caused by a weakness in the muscle or tissue wall which allows an internal part of the body to push through. There are few or no symptoms other than a lump or swelling that may appear after coughing or straining. Usually the lump can be pushed back in or disappears when you lie down. Some...

  • Infected mesh repair and management

    Need to know

    Hernia repair surgery is straightforward but sometimes there are complications, such as mesh infections. Mesh is a special material used to strengthen the abdominal wall. Occasionally bacteria can infect where the mesh is located causing irritation and inflammation. This can be treated surgically by...

  • Umbilical hernia repair

    Need to know

    A hernia near your navel is a condition caused by a weakness in the muscles of your abdominal wall. This weakness allows part of your bowel or internal tissue to push through, forming a pouch or painful bulge called a hernia. If left untreated, a hernia can cause serious complications.

Our consultants

Consultant

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Arjun Shankar

Consultant General Surgeon

Specialities

General surgery,HPB,Colorectal,GI General Surgery: HPB,Colorectal,GI General Surgery

Works at

The Harley Street Clinic

The Lister Hospital

HCA UK at University College Hospital

The Wellington Hospital

Consultant

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Shadi Ghali

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Specialities

Plastic surgery

Works at

The Harley Street Clinic

The Lister Hospital

Consultant

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David C Floyd

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Specialities

Plastic surgery

Works at

The Harley Street Clinic

The Portland Hospital

The Wellington Hospital

Consultant

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Oliver Warren

Consultant Colorectal & General Sugeon

Specialities

colorectal

Works at

The Lister Hospital

Chelsea Outpatient Centre

Consultant

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Christopher Abela

Consultant Craniofacial and Plastic surgeon

Specialities

Paediatric plastic surgery

Works at

The Lister Hospital

Chelsea Outpatient Centre

The Portland Hospital

Our location

Chelsea Bridge Road

London

SW1W 8RH

The Abdominal Wall Unit is based at The Lister Hospital in Chelsea.

Contact us

Any questions? Get in touch and we'll be happy to help.

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