Core competencies

  • Advanced endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery
  • Mainly colorectal, Oesophagogastric and pancreatico-biliary surgery
  • Interventional GI endoscopy, including ERCPs and endoluminal stenting


Dr. Faisel Ikram joined Mediclinic City Hospital as Consultant General Surgeon/ Surgical Gastroenterologist with special interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery.
After completing his surgical training at Johannesburg General Hospital, he took up a consultant position at the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and was a lecturer at the Wits Medical School, University of Witwatersrand. He completed his sub-speciality training and continued to work as a Senior Consultant in his unit, specialising in surgical oncology.
He has been actively involved in conducting training workshops in basic and advanced laparoscopy in South Africa.
Johannesburg General Hospital and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of Witwatersrand
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
Fellow of College of Surgeons, South Africa
Certificate in Surgical Gastroenterology, South Africa
Board Certifications
Health Professional Council of South Africa
Dubai Healthcare City Council
Clinical Expertise
Laparoscopic Colorectal, Appendicectomy, Antireflux (Nissen), Esophageal Myotomy, Hernia Repair, Splenectomy, Cholecystectomy and common Bile Duct Exploration.
Interventional GI Endoscopy, including E.R.C.P.


FRCSI (Dublin)
Cert. Gastro (SA)

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