Professor Amir Nisar is a highly experienced British trained consultant surgeon. He has over 30 years of experience in advanced laparoscopic and general surgery. He has been an executive council member of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ALSGBI), the main body of laparoscopic surgeons, in United Kingdom. He has also been an executive council member for education and training in the Endoscopic Association of European Surgeons (EAES), the biggest association of laparoscopic surgeons in Europe. Professor Nisar pioneered and led the International Minimal Access Centre for Surgery (IMACS) in England, a laparoscopic surgery training, unit as Director for several years. He is additionally on the faculty of many prestigious laparoscopic training centers in the UK, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Mediclinic Hospitals in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, he spent 27 years in the British Isles and NHS, out of which, 12 years were spent as a NHS consultant surgeon in United Kingdom in a major regional tertiary referral center. He has worked in Dublin, Ennis, Naas, Somerset, Surrey, London and Kent in Eire’ and United Kingdom. He is passionate about minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery, achieving the minimal and least possible number of scars for his operations, minimum possible post-operative pain and an early return to work with an ‘Advanced Enhanced Recovery’ ethos. He strives for excellent outcomes for simple and complex surgical cases. He has an extensive knowledge and experience of the most modern operative techniques, complex case management, innovative instruments and prosthetic materials / meshes for all types of hernia repairs. He keeps his knowledge and skills up to date by regular teaching and training attendances in international courses and conferences. He has been innovative in his approach and has simplified many complex and challenging conditions and disease managements in surgery. This has been very helpful for the patients suffering with some complex conditions. This has been aided by his interest in teaching and training, as well as his exposure to a wide range of healthcare systems and working with other eminent surgeons and teachers nationally and internationally. He has been involved in teaching and training for more 20 years as a senior trainer. He is regularly invited to UK, Europe and Asia in national/International meetings, conferences and courses to teach, train, deliver keynote lectures, perform live surgery and chair meetings.
He has held Executive Council positions in ALSGBI (Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland) and EAES (European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons). He has also led the International Minimal Access Centre for Surgery (IMACS), as Director in England, United Kingdom for several years.