Nationality: Iraq, Australia
Language Spoken: Arabic, English, Spanish, and Malay
Dr. Raad Usama Al Mehdi has more than 30 years of experience in surgery.
He joins Burjeel Medical City as a senior consultant in Upper GI and Bariatric surgery.
Prior to joining BMC, Dr Al Mehdi served in several positions in different countries including Iraq, South East Asia ( Malaysia and Singapore), Australia and Oman.
In Malaysia he practiced as a specialist surgeon in both General and Cardiothoracic surgery
During his decade stay in Australia he went through official full training fellowships in the fields of Regional surgery then in Advanced GI laparoscopy and Bariatrics. After which he held the position of Director of surgery and Associate professor at Mackay- North Queensland-
In Oman he was Head of Surgery then Head of Upper GI and Bariatric unit for 10 years at the Royal hospital in Muscat. He also held the role of Assistant Program Director of the Omani Surgical Board (OMSB) for the same period. His last position was a visiting senior consultant surgeon at the Oman International Hospital in Muscat.