Homero Rivas

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Speciality: Surgery
Diseases: Morbid Obesity, Esophageal Achalasia, Acid Reflux GERD), Gallbladder Disease
Years of experience: 20+ years
Current & former employment:

Prof. of Surgery, Mohammed Bin Rashid University, Dubai

Assoc. Professor of Surgery, Stanford University

Assistant Professor of Surgery, UTSW Dallas, TX


University of Louisville, Minimal Access GI/Bariatric Surgery

University of North Dakota, General Surgery Residency

Univ Juárez del Estado de Durango, MEXICO Medical Doctor

Board certification:

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Obesity Medicine

Language: English, Spanish, French


Homero Rivas, MD, MBA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM is a Professor of Surgery, and Associate Dean of Innovation and the Future at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Dubai, UAE. Formerly, he was Associate Professor and the Director of Innovative Surgery at Stanford University. As a digestive and bariatric surgeon, he has 21 years of experience. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and by the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He is a pioneer and leader in numerous state-of-the art innovative techniques of minimal access surgery including: gastric bypass; sleeve gastrectomy; scarless surgery; natural orifice surgery; Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for achalasia, robotic surgery, and more. He has been involved in minimal access surgery both nationally in the US and internationally in nearly all continents, as a surgeon-in-training, a practicing surgeon and also as teacher of other expert surgeons.

Keyword: Gastric Bypass Sleeve POEM Laparoscopic Surgery

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