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Welcome to Advanced BMI Weight Loss Surgery in Lebanon.

Advanced BMI Weight Loss Surgery Lebanon Team includes, weight loss surgeons, endocrinologists, a gastro-enterologist, an experienced nutritionist in weight loss nutrition, an expert physical trainer, a psychologist who understand the challenges of long-term weight loss, and a bariatric surgery clinical coordinator with extensive experience helping patients get through the process of weight loss surgery.

At Advanced BMI, we offer free Informational Seminars, open to the general public. Each seminar provides prospective patients with information about weight loss surgery and the Advanced-BMI Weight Loss Programs. Our team will describe details of the surgical procedures, our comprehensive program, the medical effects of untreated morbid obesity, and the lifestyle changes that accompany weight loss surgery. There will be time allotted for questions and answers.

Read on to learn more about Advanced BMI Team:

  • Dr Nagi Jean Safa, Certified Weight Loss Surgeon
  • Dr Abdo Alam, Pulmonologist, Critical Care Medicine
  • Dr Khaled Ahmad, General Surgery and Weight Loss Surgery
  • Dr Georges Ghoussoub, Dermatologist
  • Dr David Abou Khalil, Physical Therapist
  • Marleine Hermes Wakim, Certified Nurse, Hair Transplant Specialist
  • Jessica Daou, Certified Nurse, Laser Technician
  • Tina Tohme, Patient Coordinator
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Meet with Dr Nagi Jean Safa in LEBANON. Renowned Bariatric Surgeon

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Dr Nagi Jean Safa, Bariatric Surgeon

Certified Weight Loss Surgeon – Former Surgeon at the University of Montreal – Author of books about weight loss surgery.

Dr Nagi Jean Safa has dedicated his professional career to the treatment of morbid obesity. He is a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeon (Weight-Loss Surgeon) at the Advanced BMI in Lebanon and at the Sacred Heart Hospital of Montreal, and holds an academic appointment at the University of Montreal. Furthermore, he is involved in the training of residents and surgical fellows on how to perform advanced laparoscopic obesity surgery. Throughout his practice, Dr Safa performed more than two thousand laparoscopic procedures, including Roux en Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding, gastric plication and many other abdominal surgery procedures. Dr Safa holds professional memberships with:

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Dr. Abdo Alam

Dr Abdo Alam graduated from the Lebanese University with a diploma in internal medicine and pulmonology. Upon graduating, Dr. Alam completed his specialty in France. He has also received numerous certificates and accreditations in pulmonology as well as reanimation. He currently practices pulmonology and reanimation in several hospitals and specialized clinics in Lebanon, including Advanced BMI Clinics, Sacré-coeur Hospital, and Hayek Hospital.
Pulmonologist – Internal Medicine
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Dr Khaled Ahmad

Residency in general surgery at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. Training in Visceral and Digestive Surgery at Lille University in France. Two-years fellowship in Laparoscopic, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, at the Laval University and the Sacred-Heart Hospital of Montreal, Canada. Dr Ahmad performs frequently many bariatric procedures, including, duodenal switch, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and banding.
General and Weight Loss Surgery,
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Marleine Hermes Wakim

Marleine is a Certified Nurse and a Hair Transplant Specialist. She graduated from Saint Joseph University in Beirut with a Degree in Nursing. She also holds many certificates in hair transplant. She has worked in hair transplant in several Arab countries for 15 years and acquired vast experience in the latest practices, taking special care to methods that guarantee the most comfort and minimal scarring to patients after hair transplant procedures.
Hair Transplant Specialist
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Jessica Daou

Jessica is a Qualified Nurse and a Certified Laser Technician. She achieved many laser-training programs and acquired many certification in the Laser Treatments. She is also a Certified Laser Therapist from ALMA Lasers. Jessica has more than 6 years’ experience in treating and removing unwanted hair using the newest and safest laser hair removal technologies.
Certified Nurse and Laser Technician
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Dr. Georges Ghoussoub

Certified Dermatologist, specialized in skin surgery and Aesthetic dermatology, as well as in skin cancer and venereology (sexual transmitted diseases). He completed his medical studies between Lebanon and Dublin University, Ireland. Fellowship in laser and Cosmetic Dermatology Surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery for skin Cancer. He’s currently an active member in the Lebanese Society of Dermatology.
Dermatologist, Skin Surgery
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Dr. David Abou khalil

Specialised in Physical therapy from the Lebanese University. American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners from the American academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. He also specialized in Advanced manual Myoskeletal therapy from (FFPI-USA), in Lymphatic system therapy from (CHUV-France), in Polarity and Healing therapy from (HHS-USA) and in Body reshaping & Medical Laser therapy from the (A.E- France). Member of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, and the Arab and European confederation for physical therapy.
Physical Therapist
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Tina Tohme

Tina holds a BA in Art and Science from the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM). She coordinates and manages all the appointments and assures that every patient receives all what he/she needs before and after surgery. She also follows up with the patients after their surgery and keeps their data up to date.

Patient Coordinator

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Type of Procedures

Sleeve
Bypass
Plication
Switch
40%
Male performing weight loss surgery.
60%
Female performing weight loss surgery.