Dr. Waleed Gado

MBBCH, MSC, MD (Surgical Science)

Consultant General Surgeon - Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery

Work Experience

  • Dr. Waleed has over 17 years of experience in the field of General and Laparoscopic surgery. He has served as a Head of the Departments of Surgery and member of the Saudi Surgical Board in Saudi German hospital group, KSA, prior to joining Zulekha Hospital Sharjah.
  • He has also served as Associate Professor of General Surgery Endocrine, Bariatric, and Metabolic Surgery at Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Egypt. He is a member of Egyptian Society of Surgeons, European Society of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons, Egyptian Society of Bariatric Surgery, IFSO Society and the Society of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons. Dr.Waleed has earned his post-graduation from Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • German

Special Interests

  • Laparoscopic Sleeve gastrectomy 
  • Laparoscopic RY gastric bypass 
  • Laparoscopic Mini gastric bypass 
  • Laparoscopic SASI bypass 
  • Laparoscopic Revisional bariatric surgery
  • Laparoscopic for management of complicated bariatric surgery
  • Laparoscopic Metabolic surgery for DM and Hypercholesterolemia.
  • Swallowable (smart) gastric balloon
  • Laparoscopic repair of reflux esophagitis and diaphragmatic hernia 
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and duodenal ulcer repair 
  • Conventional and Laparoscopic colorectal surgeries
  • Benign and Malignant breast operations 
  • Conventional and minimally invasive Thyroid and parathyroid operations
  • Laparoscopic hernioplasty (inguinal, ventral, incisional)
  • Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis 
  • All types of Operations for Hemorrhoid, anal fissure, anal fistula and LASER
  • Operations for pilonidal sinus all types and LASER
  • Operations for benign and malignant skin tumors 
  • Conventional Operations for Varicose veins and LASER
  • Diabetic foot surgeries and care

Research & Publications

  • Mahdy T, Gado W.(2017) Effects of MGB on Type 2 Diabetes in Lower BMI Patients. In: Essentials of Mini- One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass. By: Deitel M. (ed). Springer, Cham 2018; pp 131-138. 
  • Mahdy T, Gado W.(2021) Revisional Surgery: Second Stage: sleeve to Single Anastmosis Sleeve Ileal (SASI) Bypass. In: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. By: Al-Sabah S, Aminian A, Angrisani L, Al Haddad E, Kow L (eds.). Springer, Cham, Switzerland 2021; pp 579-588. 
  • Mahdy, T., Gado, W., Emile, S. (2021). Single Anastomosis Sleeve Ileal (SASI) Bipartition. In: Agrawal, S. (eds) Obesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54064-7_98-1

Scientific Publications

  • Kermansaravi M, Omar I, Mahawar K, Shahabi S, Bashir A, Haddad A, Abbass A, Abbas SI, Abbas M, Abouzeid T, Akin F, Aghajani E, Aminian A, AlAnsari M, Asghar ST, Balta AZ, Bukhari W, Elfawal MH, Gado W, Gawdat K, Gee T, Ghavami B, Goel R, AlHadad M, AlHadhrami B, AlHaifi M, AlHamdani A, Hassan I, Illan SJ, Inam A, Ismaeil A, Kayyal Y, Mohammad K, Khan AU, Khoursheed M, Khwaja H, Kular KS, Layani LA, Maazulhassan, Mahdy T, Maher M, Mansoor E, Mirza S, Niam MS, Omarov T, Pazouki A, Alqahtani AR, Qassem M, Rezvani M, Sabry K, Salim S, Shabbir A, Skalli M, Taha O, Talebpour M, Taskin HE, Taskin M, Yunus T, Jazi AHD, Kassir R, Nimeri A. Religious Fasting of Muslim Patients After Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: a Modified Delphi Consensus. Obes Surg. 2021 Dec;31(12):5303-5311. doi: 10.1007/s11695-021-05724-z. Epub 2021 Oct 6. PMID: 34617207.
  • Abd El -Latif AM, Elsayed YA, Mohamed TY, Gado WA, Hafez M. Efficacy of duodenal switch operation in the management of diabetes in morbidly obese patients. Int. J. Adv. Res. 2019; 7(10), 667- Page 5 of 5 681.
  • Mahdy T, Emile SA, Alwahedi A, Gado W, Schou C , Madyan A. Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass with Long Biliopancreatic Limb Compared to Single Anastomosis Sleeve Ileal (SASI) Bypass in Treatment of Morbid Obesity. OBES SURG 2021; https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-021-05457-z 
  • Mahdy T, Gado W, Alwahidi A, Schou C, Emile SH. Sleeve Gastrectomy, One-Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB), and Single Anastomosis Sleeve Ileal (SASI) Bypass in Treatment of Morbid Obesity: a Retrospective Cohort Study. OBES SURG 2021; https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-020-05159-y.

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