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Overview of Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek

Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek has more than 10 years of experience as a surgeon specializing in performing obesity surgery, advanced laparoscopic procedures, and weight loss surgery. He has excellent surgical skills and manual dexterity that ensures a high success rate in various surgeries. Dr. Abdelkhalek offers various weight loss surgery tailored according to the unique goals and needs of each patient. He works closely with patients to determine the best treatment approach for their individual needs. Some of the most common weight loss procedures that Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek can perform are gastric sleeve, gastric balloon, laparoscopic colon surgery, stomach stapling, laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, and gastric bypass surgery.  Dr. Abdelkhalek has completed his education and training at reputed institutes in India and has an impressive academic record. He finished his Bachelor’s degree in Internal Medicine and General Surgery (MBBCH). This was followed by a Master’s in General Surgery (MSc).

Dr. Abdelkhalek underwent training in the surgical oncology unit of Alexandria University for 5 years. He has worked at some of the most reputed hospitals in Egypt and abroad. Dr. Abdelkhalek participates in various courses on a regular basis to gain additional knowledge and training in the field of weight loss surgery. Some of these include the Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Upper Gastrointestinal Tract, ALEXEA, Fundamentals of Bariatric Surgery Workshop 2016, thyroid surgery workshop 2016, Laparoscopic colorectal surgery fundamentals in Istanbul 2019, Fundamentals of Surgery for Breast Cancer Workshop 2016, and ALEXEA Endolaparoscopic surgery hybrid course 2017, and Metabolic Surgery Workshop of the Egyptian Society of Bariatric Surgery, 2014.

Contribution to Medical Science by Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek

Dr. Abdelkhalek has years of training and experience in the field of weight loss surgery. Over the years, he has made significant contributions to the field. Some of his contributions include:

  • Dr. Abdelkhalek is often invited to various international and national conferences. He was a speaker at the SUN 5th Annual International Conference in Advances in Breast and Gastrointestinal Malignancies in 2015 and House Officers Surgical Orientation Workshop in 2016. Some of the conferences he has attended include the International Conference on Nanomedicine from Theory to Therapy in 2009 and the 10th Annual Congress of the Egyptian Society for Bariatric Surgery in 2014.
  • Dr. Abdelkhalek is also an instructor at the Alexandria Endoscopy Association(ALEXEA). Here, he trains junior surgeons on advanced laparoscopic and weight loss techniques.

Reasons to Avail Online Consultation with Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek

Telemedicine is a convenient method of receiving medical advice from trained specialists. You can get in touch with experts like Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek through a safe and secure technologically integrated platform. Some of the reasons why you should consult with Dr. Abdelkhalek virtually are:

  • Dr. Abdelkhalek has years of experience in performing weight loss surgeries and is trained in advanced and less invasive methods.
  • Dr. Abdelkhalek is committed to helping patients achieve their desired weight loss goals. His role in your weight loss journey doesn’t stop at the surgery. In fact, he provides holistic post-operative care to ensure that you are able to achieve long-lasting success in maintaining your weight.
  • Patients from around the world, especially from countries such as Africa, Europe, and Commonwealth, and Arab states commonly avail weight-loss surgery treatment from him.
  • Dr. Abdelkhalek is regarded as a leading authority in the field of weight loss surgery owing to his ability to provide quality and cutting-edge treatments.
  • He is a patient-centric approach and employs evidence-based practices to provide top-notch therapeutic and surgical interventions.
  • Dr. Abdelkhalek offers personalized care and tailors the treatment as required by the patient.
  • Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek is punctual and will be available as per the decided schedule.
  • He never recommends non-effective treatments to his patients. Dr. Abdelkhalek is compassionate toward his patients and listens to all their questions with patience.


  • MS (General Surgery)

Past Experiences

  • Surgical Oncology Specialist - Alexandria University, Egypt
  • Surgical Oncology specialist at Hammoud Medical Center, Lebanon
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  • Fellowship The Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery (International)
  • Association of Endoscopic Surgeons of Alexandria

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  • Abdominoperineal Resection
  • Appendectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer ( Colon Cancer ) Treatment
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoids Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Lap Gastric Banding
  • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal
  • Rectal Polyp Removal
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy


What is the total experience of Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek?

Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek has 10 years of experience as a surgeon.

What is the medical expertise of Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek?

Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek has expertise in obesity surgery and advanced laparoscopic procedures.

What are some of the treatments performed by Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek?

Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek can perform treatments such as advanced laparoscopic surgeries, weight loss surgeries, laparoscopic oncology surgeries, colorectal cancers, and laparoscopic colorectal surgeries.

How much does it cost to consult with Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek?

Consultation with Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek costs USD 60.

What are some of the awards and associations Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek holds?

Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek is a member of reputed organizations such as the Association of Endoscopic Surgeons of Alexandria and the International Federation of Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders.

What is the process for scheduling a Telemedicine call with Dr. Islam Abdelkhalek?

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  • Search the doctor’s name in the search bar on the MediGence website
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