About Dr. Tamer Saafan

Dr Tamer graduated and thereafter did his master in surgery (2006) & PHD in bariatric surgery followed by MD (2015) from Ain Shams University, Egypt. Apart from basic general surgical procedures, he has had vast experience & exposure to spectrum of obesity surgeries. Dr Tamer is a member of international federation of surgery of obesity (IFSO) as well as the emirate society of bariatric surgeon and distinguished life member of World Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons. He has successfully completed and updated his fellowship in Minimal Access Surgeries & Robotic Surgeries, duly awarded as Fellow of International College of Robotic Surgeons & MAS by IAO. Dr Tamer completed his fellowship in bariatric surgery in Taiwan under supervision of Prof Lee who is the inventor of Minigastric bypass surgery. Dr Tamer is also a member of The Royal College of Surgeons MRCS (Ireland) since 2010. He has attended and taken active participation in various international surgical and laparoscopic conferences, seminars & workshops along with presentation of many papers & articles which prove his academic excellence. Dr Tamer is completing 2 years Clinical Master in surgical endoscopy from esteemed Faculty of Medicine Strasbourg-France

Area of Interest

  • Laparoscopic Bariatric (Weight loss) Surgery including Revisions.
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux surgery.
  • Laparoscopic Emergencies.
  • Laparoscopic and Open Hernia surgery.
  • Management Of Anal problems ( Hemorrhoid, fissure and fistula)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Breast Surgery
  • Qualification

  • MBBCH Ain Shams university ( Egypt)
  • Master degree in General Surgery Ain Shams University ( Egypt)
  • Member of Royal college of Surgeon, MRCSI ( Ireland)
  • PHD, MD in Bariatric Surgery Ain Shams University ( Egypt)
  • Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery ( Taiwan)
  • Master in Surgical Endoscopy Strasbourg ( France)
  • Experience

    More than 20 Years



    Language Spoken

    English & Arabic
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