Dr. Sami Salem  Ahmad

Dr. Sami Salem Ahmad

Address: Airport Road, Next to Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: General Surgeon

Associated Healthcare Provider: Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital

Languages Spoken: Arabic, English, German

More than 33 Years of experience

About the Doctor / Professional

Dr. Sami Salem Ahmad is a well known senior consultant surgeon with over 30 years' experience who is specialised in laparoscopic gastrointestinal and obesity surgery. He has performed large number of obesity procedures and surgeries, such as sleeve gastrectomy, omega bypass, gastric banding, Roux en Y gastric bypass, and has been working in this field since 1991. Dr. Sami is internationally known for the treatment of the gastroesophageal reflux disease and is one of the pioneers of sleeve gastrectomy in Germany.

Dr. Sami has performed more than 5000 bariatric (obesity) operations during the course of his career. Re-do and correction operations after failed bariatric operations are common procedures in his practice. Dr. Sami routinely performs endoscopic intragastric balloon procedures. He is one of the first doctors globally to start intragastric Botox injections and has published in this field.

He studied in Hamburg, Germany and specialised in General and Gastrointestinal Surgery in Hamburg and London. He achieved the Doctorate of Medicine from Hamburg University and is registered as a consultant surgeon on the London specialist register and with the Stuttgart medical council.

Dr. Sami is a member of several surgical societies and takes part regularly as speaker and presents his research results and studies at international congresses.

His core competencies are:

  • Treatment of Obesity
  • Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux disease laparoscopically