Dr. Talat Al Shaban

Consultant - General and bariatric surgery
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Dr. Talat Al Shaban, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S., is a consultant general and bariatric surgeon at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With over two decades of robust experience in the field, Dr. Al Shaban’s areas of expertise include bariatric surgery for both adults and adolescents, including revisional (corrective) bariatric procedures. He also has extensive experience in upper gastrointestinal surgery, including anti-reflux (GERD) surgeries. A distinguished medical professional, he is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (M.R.C.S.), the UAE Integrated Surgical Training Residency Program and the General Medical Council (GMC), UK. Prior to working at SSMC, he served as a consultant in general and bariatric surgery at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC). He completed his residency in general surgery at the Royal Medical Services in Jordan.

A highly experienced researcher, he has published several articles on bariatric surgery, including a study on the practice of bariatric surgery in the Middle East.

Doctor can help with

  • General surgery
  • Bariatric and metabolic surgery
  • Laparoscopic mini-bypass and SADI-S

Memberships

  • Member - The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (M.R.C.S.)
  • Member - UAE Integrated Surgical Training Residency Program
  • Member - General Medical Council (GMC), UK

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed in general and bariatric surgery - Department of Health (DoH), UAE
  • Licensed, General Medical Council (GMC), UK

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, general and bariatric surgery

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, general and bariatric surgery

    Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), UAE

  • General surgery residency

    Royal Medical Services, Jordan

Education

  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (F.R.C.S.)

  • Jordanian Board in General Surgery

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)

    Jordan University, Jordan

Awards and recognitions

  • Speaker award (2022)

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SMCC) 2nd Annual Complex Care Conference, UAE
  • UAE Obesity Conference award (2019)

  • Teaching award (2015)

    Abu Dhabi General Surgery Residency Program, UAE

Publications