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Specialist Gastroenterologist & General Surgeon

Dr. Jawahar Mathias


Specialist Gastroenterologist & General Surgeon

Years of Experience


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Doctor's Bio

Dr. Jawahar Charles Mathias is a world-renowned and experienced general surgeon with over 30 years of practice. He graduated from St. John’s Medical College in Bangalore, India in 1985, and then went on to train in general surgery, endoscopy, and laparoscopy in the United Kingdom. He was awarded fellowships from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1992 and 1993, respectively.

Dr. Mathias later gained experience in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, including liver transplantation, at Kings College Hospital in London and St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin. He has been working in the UAE since 2000, and is currently a general and gastro-intestinal surgeon at Novomed. He performs urgent and non-urgent surgeries, endoscopies, and laparoscopies, and has expertise in all areas of general surgery, including hernia repairs, abdominal operations, gallbladder and appendectomy, anal surgery, thyroid surgery, breast disease and skin and soft tissue lesions and tumors. He also performs upper and lower GI endoscopies, both diagnostic and therapeutic.

Dr. Mathias is a highly skilled and experienced surgeon who is dedicated to providing his patients with the best possible care. He is a member of the International Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association and has published and presented numerous papers in his field. He is also a regular speaker at medical conferences.

Dr. Mathias is a compassionate and caring surgeon who puts his patients first. He takes the time to listen to their concerns and explain their treatment options in a clear and concise way. He is also a skilled communicator who works well with other healthcare professionals.

If you are looking for a skilled and experienced general surgeon, Dr. Jawahar Mathias is a great choice. He is dedicated to providing his patients with the best possible care, and he will work with you to ensure that you get the treatment you need.

  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Anal fissures and fistulas
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Endoscopic procedures, such as colonoscopies and upper GI endoscopies, to diagnose and treat conditions of the digestive tract
  • Laparoscopic procedures, such as cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) and appendectomy, to treat a variety of conditions
  • Open procedures, such as colorectal resections and hernia repairs, for more complex cases

2011 -2023
Dubai London Specialty Hospital
Specialist General Surgeon

2000 – 2011
Mediclinic Hospital
Specialist General Surgeon

1996 – 1999
The Liver Unit, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin
Senior Registrar in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery and Liver transplants

1995 – 1996
St. Michael’s Hospital, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
Registrar in Surgery

1993 – 1994
Oldchurch Hospital, Romford, Essex
Registrar in General Surgery

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Bangalore University
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery