Bariatric Surgery: Best Centers in UAE

Bariatric Surgery -  Best Centers in UAE

Obesity is a health problem that affects both physical and psychological levels on persons. It is a major cause of high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis and heart disease.  Traditional solutions like doing sports or diets, however, are not generally efficient solutions. This might be the reason behind the rising of bariatric surgery to become of much popularity around the world. Bariatric surgery includes gastric band, gastric bypass and others.

Although it was introduced in the  late eighties of last century, The United States did not agree it to be applied until 1993 due to potential risks that might occur. However, these kinds of surgeries has reached the UAE, and here in this article, we introduce you to best Bariatric Surgery in the UAE.

Emirates Hospital

Emirates Hospital

Dr. Roger Batrouni, specialist in gastric banding surgeries  at the Emirates Hospital, said that the hospital now offers such surgeries, noting that those who want to make such surgeries should meet a number of conditions such as to be aged  between 18 and 60 years old and of excessive weight.

During the surgery, a heliogast band is used in order to minimize the upper part of the stomach so that the person feels satiety without complete fullness. This size of bending can be controlled even after the end of the process to modify the activity of digestion.

Address: Jumeira Road, Jumeirah – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 4 349 6666


Cocoona Centre For Aesthetic Transformation

Cocoona Centre
Cocoona Centre offers a variety of cosmetic services, that include laparoscopic gastric banding surgery,  without the need for real surgical intervention. This surgery of stomach stapling usually get significant results as those who made it was able to lose about 50% of the weight in one year.

All treated cases will be followed up after the surgery to monitor any developments might occur to weight.

The surgery includes linking a part of the stomach to prevent overeating, which will eventually lead to weight loss.

Address: Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT), located in Cluster M, Lake Level.

Phone: +971 4 514 9538


Al Qassimi Hospital

Al Qassimi Hospital

This hospital is the largest government hospital in the emirate of Sharjah, and it has been providing health care for customers and patients since 1991.

It has achieved more than 400 of stomach stapling operations till 2012, in which some critical cases required stapling operations to lose weight quickly and safely.

The hospital also offers laparoscopic gastric banding service, in addition to the necessary follow-up thereafter the surgery.

Such surgeries are performed in about an hour under anesthesia with a staying  of one day in the hospital, but the success of the operation  actually depends on the good follow-up after the treatment.

Address: Sultan Al Qasimi St,Al Khezamia – Sharjah – United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 6 538 6444


Zayed Military Hospital


This hospital also operates laparoscopic gastric banding in order to avoid real surgeries, and to avoid any implications that may affect patients with diabetes and high blood pressure.

Dr. Abdullah al-Hassani at Zayed Military Hospital pointed out that this operation ensures weight loss that ranges between 8 and 25 kg in only 6 months’ time.

He also noted that the stapling process helps in the improvement pancreas functions and alleviates diabetes.

Address: Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street,Al Safarat Area – Abu Dhabi .

Phone: +971 2 444 8100


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