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Dr. Nazim Alrifai

MD. MRSCI

Specialist General and Bariatric Surgeon

Work Experience

  • Dr Nazim has more than eighteen years of experience in General and Laparoscopic    Surgery and more than thirteen years in Bariatric Surgery
  • He has worked as Senior specialist General Surgery, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at Rashid Hospita,Dubai  for the last 4 years .
  • He has also worked as Consultant General Surgery Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery with Damascus Hospital, Syria from 2009 – 2013.
  • He has worked as Specialist General Surgery and Laparoscopic and Bariatric withAl Adan Hospital Kuwait  from 2000 – 2009.
  • He has also worked as Consultant General Surgery Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery with Damascus Hospital, Syria from 2009 – 2013.
  • Over all his experience he was working in big teaching centers ,and was involved in regulating and teaching  in the residency program of general surgery in these centers.
  • He is the head of scientific committee of Emirate society of laparoscopic and endoscopic surgeons. 
  • He is also Teaching surgery and faculty member in :
    • Karl Landsteiner Medical School, Austria from 2016 Till Present
    • Dubai Medical College from 2013 – Till Present
    • Syria International University from 2009 – 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Special Interests

  • Bariatric Surgery and Bariatric patients follow up and post operative support.
  • Interested in obesity as systematic disease  and all related problems, surgical and non surgical management
  • Interested in laparoscopic approach in surgery in GI diseases  . (Gallbladder and biliary tree, abdominal wall hernias , , Hiatus Hernia, peptic Ulcer complications, small  bowel and colon surgery).
  • Endocrine surgery (thyroid and parathyroid and suprarenal gland)
  • Proctology (Hemorrhoid and Perianal diseases)
  • Emergency surgery, traumatic and non traumatic (appendicitis ,bowel obstruction ,  traumatic bowel injuries, internal hemorrhage). 

Research / Publications

Publications:

  • Spontaneous Rupture al splenic artery aneurysm postpartum collapse. Global journal of reproductive medicine – July 28.2017.
  • Pericardio-diaphragmatic rupture following blunt abdominal trauma. International journal of surgery case reports 19 (2016) 168- 170.
  • Gastric leak after sleeve gastritis retrospective study. Publication is ongoing.
  • Medicine, art and literature as a whole person approach, medicine back to humanity, ongoing research.