Obesity is one of the most common diseases in the Gulf region with a prevalence of more than 70% of the population. Many diseases are related to obesity like diabetes and hypertension in addition to the risk of cardiovascular diseases. There was, till now, no medical center that offers a complete care around obesity including reduction of weight with conservative methods like modification of lifestyle, diet, and exercise, in addition to surgical and intraluminal interventions.
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  • Prof Wayne Smith
    Prof & Head of Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    Prof Wayne Smith

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    Dr. Ali Khammas

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    Haig Balekian, M.Sc., CSCS

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    Dr. Mohamed Bachir DDS MSc (UK)

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    • Member and fellow, the American Academy of Implant dentistry ,USA

Before saying that you are an extraordinary doctor,I want to tell you that you are an extraordinary human being. Thanks for showing so much care and concern.

– Ms. SH

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