About Dr Girish Juneja

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Dr Girish Juneja

Best Weight Loss / Laparoscopic Surgeon Dubai,UAE

Presently, he is practicing as Director Bariatric Services in Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai along with Cocoona Clinic, Dubai.   Prior to this, he was head of Bariatric and Surgery department at Novomed Centers and Al Zahra Hospital Dubai where he established first bariatric center of excellence, first of its kind in UAE. Also, he has been heading surgery department in other Reputed hospitals in the United Arab Emirates and he is a Certified Surgeon of excellence for bariatric and metabolic surgery by IFSO (International Federation for the surgery of obesity and metabolic disorders).

Dr. Girish Juneja is a well experienced Laparoscopic/Weight Loss Surgeon in Dubai & has a special interest in bariatric surgery. He had his basic laparoscopic training from Ninewells Medical College, Dundee, Scotland & UK. He has a diploma in minimal surgery from Strasbourg, France. He is a Fellow of ACE Bariatric Surgical Center, Emmen, Netherlands. He regularly attends conferences and workshops in different countries to update his skills.


  • check-mark-1Industry experience in the field of General Surgery for more than 30 years.
  • check-mark-1Interests & procedural skills revolve around all General surgical, advanced Laparoscopic surgical procedures & have a special interest in all kinds of Bariatric surgery- (lap Gastric bypass/Sleeve Gastrectomy/Gastric bands/gastric balloon, etc.)
  • check-mark-1Has knowledge & professional training for setting up of COE ( center of excellence) for bariatric surgery.
  • check-mark-1Highly academically oriented and have attended various national and international conferences as a guest and invited speaker.
  • check-mark-1Member of American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • check-mark-1Member of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

Key Contributions

  • check-mark-13 Academic Papers published for Elipse Balloon 2019/2020
  • check-mark-1Attended Arab Health Surgical Conference 2021
  • check-mark-1Conducted DHA approved CME (Obesity Chronic Disease) – March 2018
  • check-mark-1Conducted teaching programm (Clinical Immersion with Live surgeries) for Young Surgeons
  • check-mark-1Chaired My OR session in Arab health surgery conference 2017
  • check-mark-1Chaired bariatric session in GASTRSURG 2014 conference , dubai feb.2014
  • check-mark-1Chaired bariatric session in ERAS conference , dubai feb.2014
  • check-mark-1Currently chairperson of scientific committee of GOSS 2014(Gulf obesity surgical society)
  • check-mark-1Participated in Annual ASMBS conference (obesity Week) Boston ,USA,nov.2014
  • check-mark-1“Participated in IFSO conference Montreal, Canada, Aug.2014
  • check-mark-1“Attended Annual ASMBS conference (obesity Week) Atlanta ,USA,nov.2013
  • check-mark-1Attended the 4th annual consensus meeting for Sleeve Gastrectomy in New York, USA, Dec. 2012.
  • check-mark-1ASMBS annual congress in San Diego, California, June 2012.
  • check-mark-1IFSO world congress in Sept. 2011 in Hamburg, Germany.
  • check-mark-1Attended Middle East Arab health surgical conference in capacity of Chairman of hernia session in Feb. 2011.
  • check-mark-1Attended & represented UAE chapter of IFSO in long beach L.A. in IFSO annual conference in Sept. 2010.
  • check-mark-1Updated in 2010 by hands on workshops for gastric band (UK), hernia workshop (Belgium) NOTES (France) & bariatric workshop (France).
  • check-mark-1Received Fellowship from ACE bariatric center, Adipositas Centrum Emmen, Emmen, Netherlands (July 2007).
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Successful Journey of Dr Girish Juneja

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  • Consultant General Surgeon
    Harley Street Medical Centre, Abu Dhabi
  • Director, Bariatric Centre & Head of Surgery Dept. International Modern Hospital, Dubai, UAE
  • Head of Surgery Al Noor Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Chief of SurgeryJebel Ali Hospital, Dubai, UAE
  • CHIEF OF SURGERYDept. of General & Laparoscopic Surgery
    Al reef International Hospital, Abu Dhabi
  • Head of SurgeryAl Ahlia Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • SPECIALIST SURGEONMinistry of Health, Abu Dhabi, UAE