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General Surgery

Best General Surgery services in Dubai

What is General Surgery?

General surgery is the arm of medicine that deals with surgical interventions of the:

  • Gastrointestinal Tract (esophagus and related organs)
  • Abdomen and its contents
  • Breast, skin, and soft tissue
  • Endocrinology System

 

A General surgeon is a highly specialized surgeon that does not only operate in the above 4 mentioned fields but also is expected to have in depth knowledge in

  • Surgical critical Care
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Trauma

 

Common surgeries carried out by General Surgeons include, appendicitis, hernias, gallbladder surgeries, stomach, and intestinal issues.

General surgeons may specialize in a type of surgery, such as treating cancer or burns, that requires the surgeon to be able to perform procedures on multiple areas of the body.

Our General Surgery Services at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai include:

  • Abdominal Surgery (including Laparoscopy)
  • Breast Surgery
  • Proctology Surgery
  • Soft tissue Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Varicose Veins Surgery

 

Fields of expertise:

  • One-day Surgery Concept
  • Painless Post-op Inguinal Hernia Repair Technique (Shouldice Technique)
  • Primary Closure of Pilonidal Sinus Technique

 

Vascular surgery services:

  • Non-Invasive Testing for Vascular Disease (Duplex US, ABI, segmental pressure etc.)
  • Angiography – Invasive Imaging Procedure for Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment for varicose veins (EVLT)
  • Transluminal Occlusion of Perforators Veins for varicose veins and leg ulcers (TRLOP)
  • Vein Ligation and Stripping for Varicose Veins
  • Miniphlebectomies and foam sclerotherapy for truncal varicose veins + telangiectases
  • Sclerotherapy for truncal varicose veins and telangiectases
  • Bypass Surgery for Peripheral Arterial Disease (Atherosclerosis)
  • Carotid Endarterectomy for Carotid Artery Disease (Surgical Removal of the Plague)
  • DVT and anticoagulation management
  • Wound care (Diabetic foot, chronic and non-healing wounds)
  • AV Fistula Creation and Permanent Catheters Placement for Hemodialysis Access
  • Vena Cava Filters placement for Pulmonary Embolism Prevention
  • Port Catheters Insertion for Chemotherapy Administration

 

Meet Our Team

Our team of highly qualified and experienced physicians drawn from across the world

  • Dr. Gokhan Cipe

    Specialist Laparoscopic / Bariatric Surgeon

    Dr. Gokhan Cipe

    Specialist Laparoscopic / Bariatric Surgeon
    Dr. Cipeis a European and Turkish Board-certified physician. with more than 20 years of experience. He started his career in 1999, at Sisli Etfal Research and Education Hospital, Istanbul - Turkey, and worked in several reputed hospitals in Turkey.
  • Dr. Taghreed Almahmeed

    Consultant General Surgeon - MD, FACS, FRCSC

    Dr. Taghreed Almahmeed

    Consultant General Surgeon - MD, FACS, FRCSC
    Dr Taghreed's major interest is Minimally Invasive Surgery and Breast Surgery including Benign and Malignant diseases. She also specializes in Bariatric Surgery.
  • Dr. Sabah Al Arnaout

    Specialist General Surgeon

    Dr. Sabah Al Arnaout

    Specialist General Surgeon
    Dr. Sabah Al Wazer has over 22 years experience, 12 of which he worked at Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in Rashid Hospital and Trauma center in Dubai. He is a professional expert in Laparoscopic Surgeries and management of major surgical trauma.
  • Dr. Riad El Alaili

    Consultant in General Surgery - Head of Surgical Services and Director of Clinical Affairs

    Dr. Riad El Alaili

    Consultant in General Surgery - Head of Surgical Services and Director of Clinical Affairs
    Dr. El-Alaili has set up the General Surgery Department in Al Zahra Hospital Dubai. He has been practicing for 32 years in Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and now in Dubai, He is experienced in Abdominal Complex Surgeries (Colorectal and Biliary) as well as in Breast Surgery. In Switzerland he acquired large experience under the guidance of eminent mentors; he was part of the liver and kidney transplant team.
  • Dr. Paul Sayad

    Consultant - General Surgeon MD, FACS

    Dr. Paul Sayad

    Consultant - General Surgeon MD, FACS
    Dr. Sayad received his medical degrees from St. Joseph University, Beirut. He completed his General Surgery residency training at Staten Island University Hospital in New York, USA, Subsequently, he completed a subspecialty fellowship training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at the same institution under the tutelage of Dr. George Ferzli, a pioneer in this field. Dr. Sayad authored multiple medical publications in peer reviewed journals and he was a speaker in many international surgical meetings.
  • Dr. Marek Sepiolo

    Specialist Vascular Surgeon - MD, PhD; EU Board Certified in Vascular Surgery

    Dr. Marek Sepiolo

    Specialist Vascular Surgeon - MD, PhD; EU Board Certified in Vascular Surgery
    European Board-Certified in Vascular and General Surgery with 22 years of surgical experience.

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