Ayman Al Harakeh, MD, FACS, is a US Board Certified Consultant General Surgeon at CMC Dubai with 15+ years of experience. He is the Director of the General Surgery Department and Bariatric & Weightloss Program. He received his medical education and specialty training from multiple prestigious regional schools and international American hospitals and institutions.
He is a certified diplomate of the American board of surgery and a fellow of the American college of surgeons. He specializes in general and oncologic (cancer) surgery. He specializes in Liver transplantation, hepatobiliary, and pancreatic surgery.
He also specializes in laparoscopic and robotic bariatric (weightloss), foregut, and colorectal surgery. He completed specialty training in general, laparoscopic, and bariatric surgery at Gundersen health system, USA, and completed his specialty training in multiorgan abdominal transplantation and hepatobiliary oncologic surgery at Henry Ford Health System, USA.
General Surgery Procedures
Acid Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
Soft tissue surgery (Lipomas, cycsts, abscesses)
Robotic Colorectal Cancer Surgery
Laparoscopic Colorectal Cancer Surgery
Pilondial Sinus Treatment
Hepato-Pancreato Biliary (HPB) Procedures
Gallbladder Cancer Treatment
Single incision Cholecystectomy
Liver Cancer Surgery / Liver resection
Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Bariatric & Weight-loss Procedures
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Gastric By-pass
Robotic Sleeve Gastectomy
Robotic Gastric Bypass
Gastric mini-bypass – One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass / Omega Loop
Duodenum Switch (Regular)
Duodenum Switch (SADI – Single anastomosis duodeno-iliostomy)
Bariatric Surgery Revision Clinic (2nd Opinions, Complications, Revisions)
Esophageal Cancer Surgery
Bachelor of Science, BS
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, MD
Diploma of General Surgery
Diploma of the American Board of Surgery
Diploma of laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Diploma of Liver and kidney transplantation Surgery
Diploma of Hepatobiliary Surgery
Certificate of Robotic Surgery
Al Harakeh A.B., Burkhamer KJ, Kallies KJ, Mathiason MA, Kothari SN. The Natural History and Metabolic Consequences of Morbid Obesity for Patients Denied Coverage for Bariatric Surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 Nov-Dec; 6(6):591-6. Epub 2010 Sep 27.
Al Harakeh A.B., Larson CJ, Mathiason MA, Kallies KJ, Kothari SN. BAROS Results in 700 Patients Following Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass with Subset Analysis of Age, Sex and Initial Body Mass Index. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Jan-Feb; 7(1):94-8. Epub 2010 Oct 30.
Al Harakeh A.B., Kallies KJ, Borgert AJ, Kothari SN. Bowel Obstruction Rates in Antecolic/Antegastric vs. Retrocolic/Retrogastric Roux Limb Gastric Bypass: A Meta-Analysis. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Feb 11, Epub ahead of print.
Al Harakeh A.B.
Complications of Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Dec; 91(6):1225-37.