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Featured Bariatric Surgeon in Dubai

Dr Faruq M. BadiuddinDr. Faruq M. Badiuddin
MBBS, MS ( General Surgery ) FRCS ( England )
Specialist General, Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Faruq is a Gastrointestinal and Advanced Laparoscopic surgeon with over 30 years of extensive experience. He was a Consultant Surgeon in the UK & Ireland and now resides and practices in Dubai in the UAE. A weight reducing expert, he received higher surgical training in Gastro-Intestinal and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in the United Kingdom. He obtained the FRCS from the UK in 1993. He is an expert in Bariatric Surgery for Morbid Obesity, having received extensive training at Brussels, Belgium; Strasbourg, France; and Mount Sinai Hospital, New York for procedures such as Insertion of Intragastric Balloon, Gastric Banding and Gastric Bypass. Dr. Faruq is also an accomplished teacher and lecturer.

Dr. Faruq is a member of the following professional bodies:

  • Founder President, Emirates Society of Lapro-Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Founder and Chairman, Dubai Endoscopic Surgeonsí Club
  • Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Full Member, European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Associate member, Society of Minimal Invasive Therapy
His special expertise lies particularly in the following areas of surgery

Surgery for Obesity:

Dr. Faruq is also adept at other advanced laparoscopic procedures in addition to the weight loss surgeries.
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