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Dr. Sami Salem Ahmad – Consultant

Med. State Exam, PhD / Germany, Facharzt (Germany), FRCS(England) IFSO, IASGO

General Surgery / Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Laparoscopic Surgery

Languages: Arabic, English, German

Dr. Sami Salem Ahmad is a well known senior consultant surgeon who is specialized in Laparoscopic gastrointestinal and obesity surgery.

He has performed large number of obesity procedure and Surgeries, like sleeve gastrectomy, omega bypass, gastric banding, Roux en Y Gastric bypass and working in this field since 1991.

Dr. Sami has performed more than 5000 bariatric (obesity) operations in the previous years.

Red-Do and correction operations after failed operations, like Gastric band, sleeve gastrectomies and bypass, are common procedures in his practice.

He is one of the pioneers of sleeve gastrectomy in Germany.

Dr. Sami performs the Intragastric balloon procedure endoscopically routinely. He is one of the first doctor who has started the intragastric BOTOX injections worldwide and has published in this field.

Dr. Sami is internationally well known for the treatment of the gastroesophageal reflux disease and was the Head of the Specialized Center (Gastric enter) in Stuttgart for 10 Years.

His secondary school and medical college was in Hamburg Germany.

Specialization in General and Gastrointestinal Surgery was in Hamburg and London.

He achieved the Doctorate of Medicine from Hamburg University and registered as consultant Surgeon in London specialist register and Stuttgart medical council.

Dr. Sami Worked for 5 years at Hammer smith Hospital, Ealing and Charing Cross Hospital and was examiner at the Imperial College, school of Medicine in London.

Dr. Sami Salem is a member of several surgical societies and takes part regularly as speaker and present his research results and studies at international congresses


  • German Society for Surgery.
  • Royal College of Surgeons, FRCS. United Kingdom
  • Consultant Surgeon registered in the Specialist Register U.K.
  • IFSO, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity.
  • German Society for Morbid Obesity Surgery.
  • Member of Jordanian Surgical Association
  • Member of the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologist and Oncologists (IASGO)
  • President of the Jordanian Society for Obesity Surgery
  • President of the first Jordanian Obesity Congress 2018