We are one of Ireland’s largest
cosmetic surgery clinics.

Why Choose Us

We use a private hospital situated in Butlerstown on the outskirts of Waterford city. It opened in 2006 with the aim of improving the healthcare services available to the community of Waterford and the region at large. By partnering with UPMC, Whitfield Clinic is also able to deliver cancer care to patients across the south east.

Our Vision

We are committed to the provision of high quality, patient centered care, delivered by experienced healthcare providers. All members of our team have a proven track record in delivering patient care to the highest standard and share a reputation for clinical excellence in their chosen field.

Our Surgeons

Mr Sulaiman specialises in all areas of cosmetic surgery, including facial, body and breast surgery. He has carried out extensive research to compliment his procedures and also attends various courses every year. As well as performing hundreds of cosmetic procedures each year, he also teaches medical students and junior doctors to help them develop their clinical and examination skills.

Registered Member of:

General Medical Council (GMC no 4350266)
Irish Medical Council (IMC no 103064)
British Medical Association
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
Mediterranean Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Aesthetic Medicine Society

Career Synopsis:

1979, Qualified in Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
1980 – 1989 General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cairo University Teaching Hospital
1993 – 1996, Worked in the UK practising General, Plastic and Vascular Surgery
1996 – 2001, Clinical Research Fellowship, University College London Medical School
2003 – 2008, Consultant Cosmetic Surgeon, ACS. Since taken over by The Hospital Group
Now performs cosmetic surgery for The Hospital Group in the UK and Ireland

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Dr. Hewin qualified in Medicine in 1989 (Bristol) and has specialised in Upper GI Surgery in November 2001. Mr Hewin has set up an NHS morbid obesity service in Gloucestershire which has been recognised by the South West Specialist Commissioners as a Centre of Excellence and has been the Lead Clinician for Bariatric Surgery at the Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since April 2003.

Registered Member of:

  • General Medical Council (GMC No 3316177)
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • British Obesity Surgery Society
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgery
  • South West Gastroenterology Group
  • Surgical Club of the South West England

Career Synopsis:

  • Qualified in Medicine in 1989 (Bristol)
  • Specialised in Upper GI Surgery in November 2001
  • Mr Hewin has set up an NHS morbid obesity service in Gloucestershire which has been recognised by the South West Specialist Commissioners as a Centre of Excellence.
  • Lead Clinician for Bariatric Surgery at the Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since April 2003
  • He began working for The Hospital Group at the beginning of 2010.

Registered Member of:

  • General Medical Council (GMC No. 4374680)
  • Royal College of Surgeons (England)
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society
  • Intercollegiate Speciality Board in General Surgery
  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Career Synopsis:

  • Qualified in Medicine, University of Cambridge 1996
  • Trained in cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery (specializing in bariatric and upper gastrointestinal tract surgery) in Oxford, Cambridge, London, New York and LeedsHas since expressed much interest in gastrointestinal surgery and undertaken many courses before specialising in bariatric surgery in 2005
  • Appointed NHS Teaching Hospital Consultant in Upper Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2008
  • Developed specialist multidisciplinary obesity practice utilizing the latest advances in Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for gastric banding, bypass and sleeve gastrectomy
  • Began working for The Hospital Group in 2010