Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery Experts

Dr. Basil Ammori, Consultant – General Surgery, now joins Burjeel Hospital. Dr. Basil has a special interest in the management of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GORD) and offers the range of laparoscopic procedures for its correction including the fundoplication and the LINX device implantation. His expertise extends to over  10,000 laparoscopic procedures

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Laparoscopic Surgery Experts

We offer a leading and internationally accredited service in obesity (bariatric) surgery privately at the Internationally renowned Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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Dr Basil Ammori joins Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi

Professor Basil Ammori is a U.K. and Internationally recognized expert in Laparoscopic and Obesity Surgery with experience in over 10,000 laparoscopic procedures.

Professor Basil Ammori

Professor Basil Ammori

Professor Basil Ammori was the Lead Laparoscopic Bariatric and and Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic (HPB) Surgeon in Manchester, UK for 15 years and the Director of the Internationally Accredited Bariatric Centre of Excellence at the Spire Hospital, Manchester. He then spent two years at the renowned King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) in Amman, Jordan as a Consultant Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal and HPB Surgeon before moving in 2020 to the top private hospital in United Arab Emirates; Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi. He has expertise in over 10,000 laparoscopic (keyhole) procedures including weight loss surgery (gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band, gastric plication, duodenal switch, gastric balloon and revision surgery), and complex laparoscopic resections…


Laparoscopic Surgery

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In The Media

The first successful Laparoscopic Whipple’s in UAE
Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi conducts complex keyhole proximal gastrectomy to remove tumor
Pauline’s story on The American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons
Monica’s story: bypass gave me miracle baby
GP Online: Professor Basil Ammori discusses the influence of bariatric surgery on diabetes and heart disease
Daily Mail Online: Woman who lost 22st after gastric bypass surgery has 3st of excess SKIN removed
Manchester Evening News
Embarrassing bodies TV show
Manchester Surgical Week 2015 – Prof Basil Ammori speaking
Laparoscopic Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple’s Procedure)

Meet The Team

Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery Team

Professor Basil Ammori

Professor Basil Ammori is a Lead Bariatric Surgeon in the UK

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Dr. Anna Burratin

Consultant Endocrinologist

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Professor Hassan Abou-Rebyeh

Consultant Gastroenterologist

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Dr. Yassir Mousa

Consultant Radiologist

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Dr. Vijai Chandran

Consultant Radiologist

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Dr. Haytham Shabayek

Consultant Psychiatrist

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Lead Dietitian

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Dr. Mohsen Mostafa

Consultant Anesthetist

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Vinod Bariatric Team Manager

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PA to Professor Ammori

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What Our Patients Say

Laparoscopic Whipple’s at Burjeel Hospital 2020

A 75-year-old diabetic and hypertensive man travelled from Iraq after 4 cycles of neoadjuvant chemotherapy…

Bariatric Surgery Burjeel Hospital 2020

You made this happen. Thanks for everything Dr Basil! 191kg before surgery now 101.2kg!


Now, thanks to the gastric sleeve procedure – which is performed by key-hole surgery and…

Jaccy Lord

Professor Ammori and his team changed my life and I am so grateful! xxxxx Thank…

Pauline Mole Gibbons

Pauline Mole Gibbons, 49, dropped from 40st to 18st after life-saving gastric bypass surgery. Mrs…

Emma Louise Wren

Professor Ammori performed my Sleeve gastrostomy in June 2012 when I was 28 yrs old,…

Marie McKenna

I had my gastric sleeve operation in October 2012. My sister had had a gastric…


Dear Prof. Ammori Further to our skype call last night as promised I have attached…

Pauline Zvimba,Sleeve

Hi Prof. Ammori Seven and a half stone lost since November. Can't thank you enough,…


I had struggled with my weight since I was 7 years old , so over…