• Obesity and Weight Control Center

Our Team

Dr. Rodrigue Chemaly

  • MD degree in General Surgery – Lebanese University (2011)
  • Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery– Saint Joseph University, Beirut (2010) “with distinction”
  • Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery - IRCAD - Strasbourg University, France (2011)
  • Fellowship and Diplomas in Colorectal and Bariatric Surgery – Strasbourg University, France (2012)
  • Diploma in Eso-Gastroduodenal Surgery – University of Lille, Bordeaux, Paris V and VII, France (2012)
  • Lebanese Board of General Surgery (2013)

  • Member of the “Association Française de Chirurgie” [AFC] (2011)
  • Member of the Lebanese Society of General Surgery [LSGS] (2012)
  • Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon – Middle East Institute of Health, University Hospital and Member of the COCP (2012)
  • Member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and metabolic disorders [IFSO] (2013)
  • Faculty member of the University Diploma of Laparoscopic Surgery – Lebanese University (2016)

Publications and Conferences:
  • Author of several medical articles published in different international journals:
    - Value of a Preoperative Checklist for Laparoscopic Appendectomy and Cholecystectomy, J Visc Surg. (2012)
    - Prognostic Factors of Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality in Strangulated Groin Hernia, Hernia. (2012)
    - Diagnostic Markers of Postoperative Morbidity after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Obesity, Langenbecks Archive Surgery (2014)
    - Fistula Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A New Classification and Algorithm for Optimal Management, Obesity Surgery (Article under review)
  • Author of multiple posters in International congresses:
    - Fistulas in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: The Optimal Management (IFSO 2011- Hamburg & IFSO 2014 – Montreal)
    - Gastric Perforation after Gastric Plication (IFSO 2014 - Montreal)
    - Gastro-Esophageal Cancer after Gastric Bypass (IFSO-EC 2016 – Gothenburg)
  • Lecturer at local and international congresses
    - LSGS, IFSO-Lebanese Chapter, AFC