Ibrahim Nabil Salama Elwardany

Dr. Ibrahim Nabil Salama Elwardany Consultant Surgeon

Years of Experience : 27

Nationality : Egypt

Languages Known : Arabic, English

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Dr. Ibrahim Elwardany, MD, is a distinguished surgeon specializing in bariatric, laparoscopic, and general surgery with nearly three decades of experience. His commitment to innovation and patient care has established him as a respected figure in both Egyptian and international medical communities. Dr. Elwardany’s medical journey began in 1997 when he graduated from Ain Shams University with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MB BCh). He advanced his expertise with an MSc in General Surgery in 2002, followed by a residency at Ain Shams Specialized Hospital. Dr. Elwardany was awarded a Doctorate degree in Surgery (MD) from Ain Shams University in 2010. His early interest in minimally invasive techniques paved the way for his pioneering work in the field. Notably, he was among the first surgeons to research and apply the Extraperitoneal Endoscopic Inguinal Hernia treatment, showcasing his innovative spirit. Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Elwardany has held esteemed positions at various hospitals, culminating in his role as a consultant bariatric, laparoscopic, and general surgeon at Burjeel Royal Hospital. He also imparts his knowledge as a Professor of General Surgery at Misr University for Science and Technology in Egypt, inspiring the next generation of medical professionals. Dr. Elwardany is not just dedicated to his practice; he has performed over 3,000 bariatric surgeries and more than 8,000 general surgeries, evidencing his exceptional surgical skills and successful outcomes. His approach extends beyond numbers; he prioritizes personalized care, ensuring his patients receive comprehensive support throughout their treatment journey, especially post-operatively. A committed lifelong learner, Dr. Elwardany actively engages in international medical conferences, with over 200 invitations worldwide. He regularly presents his research at prestigious events, such as the Annual Conference of Egyptian Doctors for Bariatric Surgeries, the International Annual Congress of Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgery, and the Annual Conference of Bariatric Surgery. His dedication to research and knowledge dissemination has contributed to advancements in the medical field, benefiting not just his patients but the broader medical community Dr. Ibrahim Elwardany embodies the essence of a proficient surgeon, a passionate educator, and a devoted researcher. His relentless dedication to innovation, patient care, and the advancement of the medical field reinforces his stature as a leading figure in modern surgery.

Research & Publications

  • The Effect of Triclosan-Coated Sutures on the Incidence of Surgical Site Infection in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Appendectomy, or Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Multi-Centre, Double-Blind, Randomized, Intra-Individual Study – International Wound Journal (2023).
  • Ventral Hernia Repair in Conjunction with LIPO-ABDOMINOPLASTY in Overweight Patients: A Comprehensive Approach – International Wound Journal (2023).
  • Laparoscopic Roux En Y Gastric Bypass vs. Sleeve Gastrectomy in the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Cohort Study – Ain Shams Surgery (2020).
  • And several other impactful studies published in Ain Shams Magazine between 2002 and 2013 focusing on areas such as autonomic nerve preserving total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer, management of failed anti-reflux surgery, and comparisons of hernial repair techniques.


  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Exploration
  • Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy
  • Gastrointestinal (GIT) Surgeries
  • Gastric Surgeries
  • Colorectal Surgeries
  • Anorectal Surgeries
  • Open Hernia Surgeries
  • Thyroid Surgeries
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care