Dr. Jose Luis Gallego

Consultant General Surgery

Language Spoken: English and Spanish

Dr. Gallego earned a bachelor of medicine and surgery from Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain and is certified as a specialist in general and digestive surgery by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science.  He has over 34 years experience in general and digestive surgery and has also been performing advanced laparoscopic surgery for over 20 years.  He has worked in private and public health (Regional Universitary Complex Carlos Haya) in Malaga, Spain. He was the head of the Minimally Invasive Surgery, Obesity & Metabolic Surgery (Diabetes) Departments. He also supervised advanced laparoscopic surgery, where obesity and metabolic surgery were included. Since 2013 was working in Dubai in Mediclinic Welcare and Mediclinic City Hospital.

He has incorporated and implemented new techniques for the following procedures:

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Hiatal hernia surgery and gastroesophageal reflux, via laparoscopy
  • Suprarenal surgery via laparoscopy
  • Laparoscopic obesity and metabolic surgery
  • Surgical treatment for Diabetes

He was also on the board of directors for the following institutes: SECO, ASAC and the College of Medicine.