As we grow in age, it is expected for our body to lower some of its functions leading to increased risk of illness. As many
What is Bariatric Surgery?
Bariatric surgery, which includes Gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgeries, works by permanently re-setting the appetite and satiety signals that you receive throughout the day (feeling fuller on smaller meals). This is carried out through making permanent or temporary changes to your digestive system to help you lose weight. Bariatric surgery is used as an alternative method to losing weight when the primary treatments like diet and exercise have not worked.
Because of the change in appetite it becomes very easy to lose a considerable amount of weight. Bariatric Surgery has gained popularity over the years as Obesity rates have hiked. The group of surgical procedures are extremely helpful for people who’s weight is starting to affect their overall health and quality of life.
Bariatric Surgery is a quick and safe procedure don under
Beside surgery, the center offers non-surgical weight loss solutions including Gastric BALLOON (6 Types) & POSE procedure for people who don not wish to undergo surgery or are not fit for surgery.
Dr. Girish Juneija, Head of Bariatric Surgery has successfully performed over 1000 Bariatric Surgeries and over 1000 Gastric Balloons throughout his career. His medical career spans over 30+ years of medical practice.
Al Zahra Hospital Dubai offers all solutions for weight loss including surgical procedures to help people lose weight
The Al Zahra Bariatric program has the following unique qualities
Al Zahra Bariatric Unit – World Class, Safe Weight Loss Surgery right here on your doorstep.
Meet Our Team
Our team of highly qualified and experienced physicians drawn from across the world
- Dr. Ali is a distinguished physician who has received the Dubai Health Care City Distinguished Excellence Physician Award in 2019 for his exceptional contribution in promoting advanced & complex surgery services in the UAE. He is widely renowned for providing compassionate care to his patients suffering from cancer and for his expertise in performing complex surgical procedures of the Thoracic (lung and chest), Upper GI (Stomach and Esophagus), and surgical oncology (Liver, Adrenal, Solid Organs & Sarcoma) cases in Dubai and the UAE.
- Dr. Al Rifai is an adjunct assistant professor in many international and national medical colleges. He is syrian board certified and member of royal college of surgeon in Ireland, with more than 25 years’ experience in the field of open and advanced laparoscopic surgery, and 20 years in bariatric surgery in several academic hospitals.
Alternative weight loss solutions have recently been gaining popularity. They have made the process of excessive weight loss easier and in addition alternative weight loss solutions significantly improve the overall health and quality of life for those struggling with obesity or being overweight. A recent procedure that is now on the rise, is the Elipse Gastric Balloon procedure.