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One of the early adaptors of Minimally Invasive Surgery and the best hernia surgeon in dubai, Dr Faruq started his surgical career in India as a General Surgeon in 1982 and migrated to UK and Ireland in 1991 for higher Surgical Training in Laparoscopic Surgery. He was then conferred with the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1993. He further received higher training in Obesity Surgery at highly renowned training centres in Brussels, Belgium, Strasbourg, France, and at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Over the last 14 years, Dr Faruq has been residing and practicing surgery in Dubai. He is an expert in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery of all types, especially Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery, Weight Loss / Obesity Surgery (Bariatric) and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery including surgery for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease.

MBBS, MS, FRCS, England
Consultant General Surgeon
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Clinic: Mediclinic Dubai Mall, Dubai | BR Medical Suite

Visiting Consultant Surgeon:

American Hospital Dubai
Mediclinic Welcare Hospital Dubai
Medeor Hospital Dubai

Eminent Positions:

  1. Founder President of Emirates Society of Laparo-Endoscopic Surgeons, 2005-2009
  2. Founder and President: Emirates Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Interest Group, 2014-2015
  3. Organising Chairman for the last 10 years of the renowned Annual Middle East Surgery Conference held in January every year during Arab Health
  4. Organising Director, Asia Middle East Surgery Conference, 2012
  5. President, Gulf Obesity Surgery Conference in Dubai, December 2014
  6. Member of Scientific and Membership Committee of IFSO
  7. Al Safeer Member, Dubai Business Tourism, Government of Dubai
  8. Founder and Chairman, Eastern Group of Companies including Eastern Biotech & Life Sciences
  9. Member of Advisory Board and Education Committee, Middle East Molecular Biology Society


  1. Member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO)
  2. Member of International Societies SAGES in USA
  3. Life Member of Asia Pacific Hernia Society
  4. Founder Member, Emirates Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Distinguished Awards:

His contributions to the field of Minimally Invasive Surgery have received recognition through awards which were conferred on him in recent years:

    1. Appreciation Award from Emirates Medical Association for founding and presiding over the Emirates Society of Laparo-Endoscopic Surgery – 2007
    2. The Susan Lim Award for the Advancement in the Laparoscopic & Minimally Invasive Surgery – 2007
    3. The Arthur L. Bloomfield Award for Excellence in Medical Education – 2008
    4. Appreciation Award from the Arab Health Congress for the Success of the 6th Middle East Cardiovascular and Interventional Conference – 2014
    5. Appreciation Award for the 2nd Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Meeting: as Congress President – 2014
    6. Appreciation from Government of Dubai for leading and winning the Bid for the 2018 Annual World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO) 2015
    7. IFSO Appreciation Award 2015 at Vienna, Austria
    8. Appreciation Award from Zulekha Hospital
    9. Appreciation Award for Presenting A Lecture for 2nd International Emirates Conference on Minimally Invasive Surgery & Notes -May, 2015

Speaking Assignments:

He is regularly invited to speak at National and International conferences on topics related to Weight Loss Surgery and Hernia Surgery. Dr Faruq also has several publications to his credit.


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Dr. Faruq M Badiuddin
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MS, FRCS (England), FICS (USA)
Centre for Strategic Healthcare Development
P.O. Box: 49147, Dubai, United Arab Emirates,