Sami Salem Ahmad Dr.

Bariatric Surgery
English, Arabic, German

Core competencies

  • Treatment of Obesity
  • Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux disease laparoscopically


Dr. Sami Salem Ahmad is a well known senior consultant surgeon with over 30 years' experience who is specialised in laparoscopic gastrointestinal and obesity surgery

He has performed large number of obesity procedures and surgeries, such as sleeve gastrectomy, omega bypass, gastric banding, Roux en Y gastric bypass, and has been working in this field since 1991.

Dr. Sami has performed more than 5000 bariatric (obesity) operations during the course of his career.

Red-do and correction operations after failed bariatiric operations are common procedures in his practice.

He is one of the pioneers of sleeve gastrectomy in Germany.

Dr. Sami performs intragastric balloon procedures endoscopically routinely. He is one of the first doctors globally to start intragastric Botox injections and has published in this field.

Dr. Sami is internationally known for the treatment of the gastroesophageal reflux disease and was the Head of the specialised Gastric Centre in Stuttgart, Germany for 10 years.

He studied in Hamburg, Germany and specialised in General and Gastrointestinal Surgery in Hamburg and London.

He achieved the Doctorate of Medicine from Hamburg University and is registered as a consultant surgeon on the London specialist register and with the Stuttgart medical council.

Dr. Sami Worked for five years at Hammersmith Hospital, Ealing and Charing Cross Hospital and was examiner at the Imperial College School of Medicine in London.

Dr. Sami is a member of several surgical societies and takes part regularly as speaker and presents his research results and studies at international congresses.
German Society for Surgery.
Royal College of Surgeons, United Kingdom
Consultant Surgeon registered in the Specialist Register UK
International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity
German Society for Morbid Obesity Surgery
ordanian Surgical Association
International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologist and Oncologists (IASGO)
President of the Jordanian Society for Obesity Surgery
President of the first Jordanian Obesity Congress 2018
President of the 2nd Jordanian Obesity Congress 2019


Med. State Exam, MD (Germany), Facharzt (Germany), FRCS (UK)


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