MBChB, MSc (Bagd), FRCS(Ed), FRACS, FICS
Head of General Surgery
The Royal Hospital (Muscat)
Dr Raad AlMehdi graduated with Honours from Baghdad University with Master in Clinical Immunology.He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Royal College of surgeons of Australasia. He has advanced training and practice in Malaysia then (Laparoscopy) Fellowships in Australia ( Upper GI, Bariatric and Hepatobiliary).
At the Royal Hospital in Muscat, he was the Head of General Surgery department followed by establishing and being Head of the Upper GI and Bariatric unit at the same department for almost nine years. He is also the founding member and recent past Chair of the Omani Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Interest group and founding member of the Gulf Obesity Surgical Society as well as the the Pan Arab Obesity and Metabolic Society.He is the current Governor for Oman of the Endo Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA) as well as the International College of Surgeons (ICS).