Gastrointestinal Surgery


The Gastrointestinal Surgery Department at Burjeel Medical City (BMC) in Abu Dhabi caters to patients with gastrointestinal surgical problems providing state-of-the-art medical care.

Our highly-qualified surgeons are leaders in their respective areas, offering extensive experience in diagnosing and managing a full range of gastrointestinal, abdominal, and colorectal conditions.

We offer patients the latest treatment options, frequently incorporating robotic-assisted, minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat cancers such as esophagus or rectal cancer. Offered exclusively in our facilities, these procedures fasten recovery and improve outcomes for our patients.

Combined with Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol, Burjeel Medical City offers the highest quality of care under specialized unit of Gastrointestinal surgery.

Conditions We Treat
  • Abdominal wall and ventral Hernia
  • Hiatus hernia
  • GERD
  • Abdominal Trauma
  • Gallstones
  • Pancreatitis- acute and chronic
  • Pancreatic tumor and cancer
  • Bile duct injury, Bile duct cancer
  • Congenital Gastro-intestinal disorders
  • Non-cancerous tumors
  • Gastrointestinal tumors and cancers
  • Esophageal cancers
  • Gastroesophageal junction tumors
  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders and cancers
  • Peritoneal carcinomatosis
  • Large bowel obstruction and cancer
  • Other gastrointestinal conditions
  • Obesity
Treatments We Offer
  • Laparoscopic Esophagectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy
  • Laparoscopic Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic colon cancer surgery
  • Colostomy and reversal of colostomy
  • Transanal minimally invasive surgery
  • Transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME) for rectal cancer
  • Highly complex Gastro-intestinal surgery
  • Major and minor Liver resection - Laparoscopic /Open
  • Laparoscopic Whipple procedure for pancreatic and biliary cancer
  • Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic esophageal resection for cancer
  • Laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer
  • Laser surgery for fistula, piles and fissure
  • Laparoscopic surgery for obesity
Special Technologies
  • Minimal invasive surgery
  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery
  • Laser surgery
  • CuSA for liver resection
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Team that Cares

Dr. Ali Iyoob Valiyaveettil

Consultant and Head - Gastrointestinal Surgery