Dr. Fuad Ahmed

Consultant - General, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery/Director of the Burjeel's Centre of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery


Dr. Fuad Ahmed is a Director of Burjeel’s Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric surgery.  He received his Medical Degree from College of Medicine, Baghdad University in Iraq and performed his residency clinical training in Medical City Teaching Centre, Iraq. Then, he further specialized and joined the Arab Board for medical specialization and was awarded a certificate of the Arab Board in General Surgery in Medical City Teaching Centre, Baghdad, Iraq.  He has accomplished the certification for being the surgeon of excellence of Burjeel’s Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery in June 2018 from European Accreditation Council for Bariatric Surgery (EAC-BS). He has been awarded the title of Master Surgeon in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery in September 2018 from Surgical Review Corporation (SRC).

To his credit, Dr. Fuad has numerous articles in top medical journals and has made presentations at national and international meetings. A leader in advanced laparoscopic techniques, he has been a supporter of transforming many highly invasive surgical procedures into minimally invasive operations. His leadership is pronounced in minimally invasive weight loss procedures: laparoscopic gastric banding and removal, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic mini gastric bypass, laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic transit bipartition, revisions of failed weight loss surgeries (failed gastric band, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass).
In addition to performing different types of bariatric procedures, he is also a pioneer in endoscopic bariatric procedures.  In the year of 2017, Dr. Fuad Ahmed was the first to perform endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty in private sector in Abu Dhabi.  In addition, he also perform intragastric balloon placement and removal.
In addition to the above, he has long experience in surgery of thyroid and parathyroid glands, breasts (all benign and cancer diseases), all kinds of hernia, anal canal and rectum (fissure in anus, hemorrhoids, perianal fistula). 
He has special interest in laparoscopic procedures like laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair and fundoplication, laparoscopic Heller cardiomyotomy, laparoscopic splenectomy, laparoscopic gastric surgeries, laparoscopic colorectal surgeries, laparoscopic hernia repair including incisional hernias, and single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) and minilaparoscopy.