General Surgery Department

General Surgery Department at Dr Rami Hamed Center is proud to achieve the collaboration between the Masters of General Surgery and the elite new generation surgeons with their sub-specialty techniques. This helped to advance the unit with a mixture of in-depth experience together with the advanced new minimally invasive techniques to be one of the best and trusted Surgery Units in Dubai.


Professor Suheil Simaan
(American Board Certified) is an experienced Surgical Oncologist who deals with cancer surgery with particular focus on breast cancer surgery. Professor Simman has trained more than 25 generations of surgeons with a lot of great achievements behind him.

Dr Khaldon Ghareeb (Syrian/Spanish qualified) is an expert laparoscopic general surgeon, using the latest minimally invasive techniques for treating obesity (Sleeve Gasterectomy), cholelithiasis (laparoscopic cholecystectomy), acute appendicitis (laparoscopic appendectomy), hernia repair, abdominoplasty and all advanced laparoscopic abdominal and pelvic surgery, in addition to his general surgery practice including breast, thyroid and colorectal surgery.

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Dr Valentina Giaccaglia (Italian Board certified) is an elite female general surgeon expert in proctology and in pelvic floor surgery with a clinical clerkship at Harvard University (USA). Dr Valentina has an extensive experience in pelvic floor surgery including minimally invasive techniques for hemorrhoids and rectal prolapse, endoscopic complex anal canal surgery (complex and recurrent anal fistula, anal stenosis), laparoscopic rectal, uterine and bladder prolapses repair, in addition to her experience in general surgery including breast surgery, laparoscopic general surgery and head and neck surgery.  

Scope of services:
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery 
  • Laparoscopic Hernia surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal surgery
  • Explorative and diagnostic laparoscopic surgery
  • Abdominal and General Surgery
  • Stomach Surgery for benign and malignant diseases
  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic surgery (Liver and Pancreas surgery)
  • Small intestine surgery
  • Large Intestine and rectum surgery 
  • Soft Tissue sarcoma
  • Spleen surgery
  • Proctology and Anorectal Surgery
  • Female pelvic floor advanced surgery
  • Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Skin and Under-Skin Surgery (lipoma and mole asportation)
  • Hernia Repair
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Core Needle Biopsy


*colon surgery, liver surgery, obesity surgery, bile surgery, gallbladder surgery