Dr. Faruq M. Badiuddin

Consultant General Surgeon

Specialty: General and Laparoscopic Surgery

Practice Locations:

With over 35 years of International Experience, Dr. Faruq has been an ardent advocate of minimally invasive Laparoscopic surgery since early 90’s. He started his medical career in India as a General Surgeon in 1982 and migrated to UK and Ireland in 1991 for higher Surgical Training in Laparoscopic Surgery. He was conferred with the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1993. He was working in Ireland as a Consultant Surgeon until 2001. He further received higher training in Obesity Surgery at highly renowed training centers in Brussels, Strasbourg, France, and at New York. For the past 15 years, Dr. Faruq has been residing and practicing surgery in Dubai.

He is frequently invited to speak at National and International conferences on topics related to Weight Loss Surgery and Hernia Surgery. Dr. Faruq also has several publications to his credit.

Completed his MBBS from Bellary Medical College, Karnatak University, India and done his Master of Surgery (M.S.) from Bangalore University and also done his FRCS from The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, UK


  1. Founder and Past President of Emirates Society of Laparo-Endoscopic Surgeons
  2. Co-Founder and President:Emirates Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Interest Group
  3. Organizing Chairman for the last 12 years of the renowned Annual Middle East Surgery Conference held in January every year during Arab health, President of Gulf Obesity Surgery Conference in Dubai in December 2014.
  4. He is a member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO) and is an active member of its Scientific Committee and Membership Committee.
  5. Member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  6. Life Member of Asia Pacific Hernia Society
  7. Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the forthcoming World Congress of IFSO in 2018
  8. Member of Advisory Board and Education Committee, Middle East Molecular Biology Society


Recognitions and Awards:

  1. Appreciation Award from Emirates Medical Association for founding and presiding over the Emirates Society of Laparo-Endoscopic Surgery in 2007
  2. The Susan Lim Award for the Advancement in the Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery in 2007
  3. The Arthur L. Bloomfield Award for Excellence in Medical Education in 2008
  4. Appreciation Award from the Arab Health Congress for the Success of the 6th Middle East Cardiovascular and Interventional Conference in 2014
  5. Appreciation from Government of Dubai for leading and winning the Bid for the 2018 Annual World Congress of the International Federation for the surgery of Obesity (IFSO) 2015
  6. IFSO Appreciation Award at Vienna, Austria
  7. Appreciation Award from Zulekha Hospital
  8. Appreciation Award for presenting a Lecture for 2nd International Emirates Conference on Minimally Invasive Surgery in 2015


Special Expertise and Services          

Hernia Surgery

  • Inguinal (Groin) Hernias
  • Ventral Hernias
  • Diaphragmatic Hernias

Gastro-intestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Appendicectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux (GERD) Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery for Diverticular Disease and Cancer

Ano- Rectal Surgery

  • Surgery for Anal Fistula
  • Surgery for Anal Fissure
  • Surgery for Pilonidal Sinus
  • Surgery for  Hemorrhoids

Thyroid Surgery

  • Surgery for Skin Cancers and Melanoma
  • Gastroscopies and Colonoscopies

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