Elevating Lives

Your Expert in Bariatric
and Laparoscopic Excellence

Dr. NIKOLAS VALSAMIDIS
Consultant Laparoscopic and
Bariatric Surgeon in Dubai

Elevating Lives

Elevating Lives Your Expert in Bariatric
and Laparoscopic Excellence

Dr. NIKOLAS VALSAMIDIS

Consultant Laparoscopic and
Bariatric Surgeon in Dubai

Years of Surgical Expertise
(18 years as a Consultant)
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Minimally Invasive Procedures
(1200 Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeries)
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Languages
Speaks English, Danish, Dutch, Greek,
Norwegian, Swedish
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Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon in Dubai
Fakeeh University Hospital

Sculpting health with the finest
Bariatric and Laparoscopic procedures

Dr. Nikolas Valsamidis is a highly renowned board-certified & best Bariatric Surgeon In Dubai & Consultant of General Surgery at Fakeeh University Hospital Dubai, UAE with over 25 years of rich experience. 

He is skilled at laparoscopic and robotic procedures in the surgical treatment of morbid obesity and has been doing best laparoscopic surgeries so for over a decade, with over 2,500 advanced weight loss procedures and counting.

Dr. Nikolas, the best bariatric surgeon in Dubai has a proven track record of success in providing high-quality patient care, with a focus on minimally invasive surgical techniques and optimal patient outcomes. 

Though his forte lies in bariatric surgeries, he is also adept at performing a range of surgical procedures, including Robotic Hernia Repair, Hiatal Hernia Surgery in Dubai, Laparoscopic Removal of Choledochal Cysts, and Celiac Trunk Stenosis, Oncology Surgeries, Liver Cancer Surgeries.

Meet Dr. Nikolas for

Dr. Nikolas Valsamidis, laparoscopic bariatric surgeon in Dubai, has developed a non-invasive yet highly effective weightloss treatment for obesity (Botox injection for weightloss). He refers to this game-changing solution as ‘Laparoscopic Non Permanent Gastroparesis’ which is basically for minimising appetite. But instead of injecting it endoscopically (with gastroscopy by gastroenterologists), he  injects a calculated amount of Botox under his direct vision during Laparoscopy Surgeries done for weightloss. Read More  +

The Rarest Case Studies

Some of the most complex surgeries by Dr. Nikolas

Laparoscopic Removal of Choledochal Cyst

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Celiac Trunk
Stenosis

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Bariatric FAQs

Obesity is defined by the accumulation of fat in the body that results in weight increase and is defined by

  • BMI (Body Mass Index) of over 30kg/m2.
  • Morbid obesity is the severe form of obesity and is defined by a BMI over 40kg/m2 

When the person experiences other medical problems that occur as a result of morbid obesity.

People who suffer from obesity will benefit from both these procedures.

In particular, people who have

BMI higher that 30kg/m2, including Type II obesity (BMI 35kg/m2) and morbid obesity (BMI> 40kg/m2).

These are two different procedures that share the same goal, which is to decrease the size of the stomach and be able to feel full with only small amounts of food.

In Adjusted Gastric Banding a band is placed around the stomach, whereas, in Sleeve Gastrectomy a portion of the stomach is removed.

Additionally, the Adjusted gastric band is a reversible procedure as opposed to Sleeve Gastrectomy.

Lastly, Sleeve Gastrectomy is believed to cause permanent results (lose up to 100% of excess body weight) whereas, in Adjusted Gastric Banding (lose up to 70% of excess body weight) there is a fear of relapse after the band is removed.

Laparoscopic Surgery FAQs

Depending on the conditions under which that Adjusted Gastric Banding and Sleeve Gastrectomy surgeries are performed they usually last about an hour.

It is possible to experience mild inconveniences after the bariatric surgery is performed, which are usually get over in a short period of time, about 1 – 3 days.

However, from our team’s experience over the years there were no complains about any significant pain felt after laparoscopic bariatric surgery.

It usually takes a shorter period of time to recover for the Adjusted gastric band than with Sleeve Gastrectomy.

The time of full recovery is around 3 weeks on average. However, many of our patients were able to return to their jobs and daily activities in just a few days after being operated.

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