About Prof. Ali Alhamdani

Professional statement

Mr Ali Alhamdani is one of London's leading bariatric surgeons. He has performed over 2,500 procedures and provides the full range of obesity surgery procedures including gastric bypass, gastric band, gastric sleeve and revisional bariatric surgery.

Mr Alhamdani has had extensive training in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery in the UK, Europe and America. A surgeon at the forefront of his field, he was one of the pioneers in using the stretta procedure - a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure used to treat GORD (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease). 

Mr Alhamdani has a reputation for performing extremely safe surgery with a very low complication rate and a zero mortality rate. He always prioritises the well-being of his patients, and makes sure they understand all of the options available and are actively involved in making decisions about their treatment. 

Professional experience

• More than 15 years of experience

• Consultant Laparoscopic, Bariatric and General Surgeon, BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital (present)

• Consultant Laparoscopic Upper GI, Bariatric (Obesity) and General Surgeon, The Wellington Hospital (present)

• Consultant Laparoscopic, Bariatric and General Surgeon, The Spire Bushey Hospital (present)

• Consultant Laparoscopic, Bariatric and General Surgeon, Bupa Cromwell Hospital (present)

• Consultant Upper GI, Bariatric and General Surgeon at Highgate Hospital (present)

• Bariatric Fellow in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, SRH (2010 - 2012)


• Obesity - weight loss surgery

• Bariatric surgery

• Gallstone surgery

• Gastroesophagael reflux

• Disease management

• Stretta procedures


• FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2010)

• MD (Doctor of Medicine), Swansea University (2003 - 2006)

• MB ChB, Baghdad University (1990 - 1996)

Publications and conferences

• Has published several articles about bariatric surgery in important scientific magazines

Professional membership

• International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO)

• Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)

• British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)

• Royal College of Surgeons (RCS)

Languages spoken

English Arabic