Dr Nazim Alrifai General Surgeon

Dr. Nazim Alrifai

Specialist General Surgeon


  • DOCTOR of MEDICINE Damascus University 1994.
  • SPECIALITY (MD) in General Surgery, Syrian MOH 1999.
  • ATLS (advanced life trauma support, American college of surgeon.
  • Surgeon of excellence of bariatric and obesity surgery from American surgical review corporation. 2019
  • Certified program in Mediaarthistory, Danube university of Krems, Austria.


    Obesity and Obesity Surgery:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Bariatric Revision Surgery
  • Endoscopic Baloon Insertion


GI Surgery:

  • Gastric Surgery
  • Small and LArge Bwoel Surgery
  • Gerd and Hiatus Hernia Surgery
  • Endocrine and Throid Surgery
  • Gall Bladder and Biliary Tree Surgery
  • Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery
  • Aabdominal Emergency Surgery


  • 2015-2018 Chair of scientific committee of Emirate laparoscopic and endoscopic society.
  • Member of IFSO(international federation for the surgery of metabolic and bariatric disorders)
  • Memberof EMA,emirates medical association.
  • Member of royalcollege of surgeon of Ireland.(MRCSI).
  • Member of Syrian Medical Association.
  • Member of Kuwait Medical Association.
  • Member in Syrian Association of General Surgeons.
  • Member of the Syrian Association of laparoscopic surgeon


  • From 2017-now : A surgeon of Excellence in obesity and the program director of the bariatric center , as a Center of excellence in obesity surgery . and A surgeon of Excellence in laparoscopic surgery ,Zulekha Hospital ,Sharja ,united Arab emirates
  • From 17-7-2013 -2019: Senior specialist general surgery,and surgeon in bariatric unit ,Rashid Hospital, UAE.
  • 8-november 2009—to 2013. Consultant In General Surgery: Damascus Hospital .
  • 2000—01/11/2009 :Aladan General Hospital, MOH ,Kuwait.
  • Teaching experience :
  • 2016 –Now lecturer in Karl Landsteiner university of health sciences and medicine ,Krems , Austria.
  • July 2013 –to date, senior lecturer and examiner at Dubai medical college .
  • 2019-now : adjunct professor ,medical college , Sharja university .
  • September 2009—to 2013: lecturer at faculty of medicine, Syrian
    international university for science and technology (private university).
  • September 2010 –to 2013: clinical instructor and co-ordinator consultant for medical teaching in the university Hospial. for the medical students of
    the same university.
  • Member and coordinator of scientific committee of the general surgery
    residency program in Syria.
  • September 2010 –to 2013: clinical instructor for the medical students of the
    same university.