Dr. Ali Al Dameh, Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Consultant

Dr. Ali Al Dameh

Consultant surgeon from Harvard Medical School fellow of American & Australian college of surgeons.

Dr. Ali is the 2019 Recipient of Dubai Health Care City Distinguished Excellence Physician Award for his ongoing efforts to promote cancer surgery services in the UAE, caring for cancer patients in Dubai and performing complex Thoracic (lung& chest) upper gastrointestinal and surgical oncology cases in Dubai and UAE.

Dr. Ali is Certified in Surgery, Thoracic Oncology, and Thoracic Surgery. He received his advanced surgical apprenticeship and Education in Harvard Medical School, Boston USA at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was mentored by US leaders in their fields of Thoracic Surgery and Surgical oncology. Dr. Ali is a Fellow member of the Royal Australasian & American College of Surgeons, Society of Thoracic Surgery, Member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, 


Member of The American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and Member of the Society for the Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and author of multiple peer reviewed articles and book chapters.

Dr. Ali has large interest in surgical education and public awareness demonstrated in his ongoing involvement in national scientific presentations and educational conference participation’s.


Areas of Expertise


Dr. Ali Al Dameh provides the most up-to-date surgical procedures and state-of-the-art treatment modalities for all diseases and conditions of the chest and upper GI system. He performs robotic-assisted minimally invasive thoracoscopic lung, esophageal and mediastinal resections. He offers multimodality therapy for locally advanced lung cancer, mesothelioma, mediastinal tumors (thymoma, germ cell tumor, paraganglioma), chest wall tumors (chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma) and esophageal cancer in conjunction with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists. He also offers minimally invasive surgery for benign esophageal conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux, achalasia, esophageal diverticulum, paraesophageal hernia and hiatal hernia. He is an expert in treating thoracic outlet syndrome and pectus excavatum. His surgical skills also include robotic assisted total thymectomy to treat myasthenia gravis and complex airway reconstruction for tracheal stenosis, tracheoesophageal fistula and tracheobronchomalacia. Dr. Ali has extensive is experience in Lung Cancer Screening Clinic to help identify lung cancer at its earliest stages.

As part of his upper GI service he offers weight loss surgery, advanced cancer Surgery, surgery for reflux disease, gallstones as well as laparoscopic and open hernia repair. He also performs upper GI endoscopy.