Prof. Safwan AbdulRahman Taha graduated from Basrah College of Medicine, IRAQ, on 1983 with honors and became Professor of Surgery, with distinction, on 2000 and then founding Dean of Thi-Qar College of medicine in 2003. He holds Fellowship of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Glasgow, Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons, Diploma in laparoscopic Surgery from Louis Pasteur University; France and the Certificate of the Arab Board of Surgery. Prof. Taha is currently Governor of the UAE Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons, Member of the International Relations Committee of the American College of Surgeons, member of ASMBA, IFSO, SAGES, ELSA and is designated as “Master Surgeon in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery” by the Surgical Review Corporation; USA. He is an international speaker and has more than 37 published papers. Prof. Taha is the Medical Director and Director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center, Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital, Abu Dhabi; UAE.
Prof. Safwan A Taha Research interest are Weight regain following Bariatric Surgery, Revisional Bariatric Surgery, Endoscopic Bariatric Procedures, Reduced Ports Bariatric Surgery and Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery.