Dr. Nazim Alrifai

SPECIALIST GENERAL & BARIATRIC SURGEON


Languages Spoken

Arabic & English

Dr Nazim AlRifai is a Specialist General & Bariatric Surgeon and has more than 20 years of experience in Bariatric, Obesity Surgery & Weight Management. He has worked as a General Surgeon in several leading hospitals in the UAE and the Middle East. He also is an adjunct professor, lecturer and examiner in several prominent universities and medical colleges in Europe and the UAE.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

AREA OF EXPERTISE

  • Obesity Management & Surgery
  • Bariatric Revision Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass
  • Endoscopic Balloon Insertion
  • Gastric Surgery, Small & Large Bowel Surgery
  • GERD & Hiatus Hernia Surgery
  • Endocrine & Thyroid Surgery
  • Gall Bladder & Biliary Tree Surgery
  • Hernia & Abdominal Wall Surgery
  • Abdominal Emergency Surgery

CREDENTIALS / ASSOCIATIONS

  • MD in Damascus University, Syria
  • MBBS, Damascus University, Syria
  • MRSCI, Ireland
  • ATLS from American College of Surgeons and Certified Program in Mediaarthistories, Danube University of Krems, Austria.
  • Surgeon of excellence of Bariatric and Obesity Surgery from American Surgical Review Corporation
  • Chair of scientific committee of Emirates Laparoscopic & Endoscopic Society
  • Member of IFSO - International Federation for Surgery of Metabolic & Bariatric Disorders
  • Member of EMA - Emirates medical association
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeon of Ireland
  • Member of Syrian Medical Association
  • Member of Kuwait Medical Association
  • Member in Syrian Association of General Surgeons
  • Member of Syrian Association of Laparoscopic Surgeon
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