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Dr Hussein Faour, is a consultant general, laparoscopic & bariatric surgeon and medical director of bariatric surgery program at Royale Hayat Hospital in Jabriya, in Kuwait.

Dr Faour attended medical school at the Lebanese University in Beirut, Lebanon.  He also pursued his residency in general surgery in Lebanon and the University Louis Pasteur, in Strasbourg France. He then completed a fellowship in laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg, and the European Institute of Tele Surgery (EITS) and the Research Institute against Digestive Cancer (IRCAD) with many advanced courses in laparoscopic Surgery. With his extensive education Dr Faour is considered one of the best in his field.

Dr. Faour's clinical interests include surgery for severe obesity, minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic) and gastrointestinal surgery. He has performed more than 1200 operations for morbid obesity and advanced laparoscopic surgery

He has been an invited speaker for many regional, national and international lectures on the subject of obesity surgery and laparoscopic surgery. 
He is fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Fellow of the American society for metabolic and bariatric surgery (FASMBS), member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). He is also a member of International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO); 
In 2012, recognised as Surgeon Founder Designation, Center of Excellence for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery (COEMBS) By Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), USA.
In 2013, recognized as Surgeon of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (SOEMBS) by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), USA.

He has been participant of more than 50 courses, workshops and meeting on advanced laparoscopic and weight loss surgery.
Dr. Faour not only specializes in weight loss surgeries, but also a plethora of other procedures done laparoscopically. Dr Faour also provides surgical services for inguinal hernias, thyroid problems, gallbladder disease, appendix, hiatal hernia and reflux disease, ulcers disease, mastectomy, lumpectomy, anal surgery and many more procedures of the like. Dr Faour is dedicated to excellence in healing and has the education and experience to be considered one of the best in his field.
Professional Highlights
Consultant General & Laparoscopic & Bariatric surgery at Royale Hayat Hospital

Specialty Interests
Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery Program, at Royale Hayat Hospital.


Professional Memberships

  1. Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  2. Fellow, American society for metabolic and bariatric surgery (FASMBS)
  3. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  4. International Federation of Surgical Obesity (IFSO)
  5. European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (EAES)
  6. European Association of Transluminal Surgery (EATS)
  7. Mediterranean and Middle eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association (MMEESA)


With Dr Faour’s excellent education, his dedication to his patients, and his many years of experience, patients can feel confident of his abilities and rest assured that they are in the best of hands when undergoing surgery.

Those wishing to contact Dr Faour for a consultation regarding specific surgical needs can contact him at Royale Hayat Hospital in Jabriya, 4th ring road, Kuwait +965-25360000 or +965-253605441

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