Dr. Farouk Safi

Departments: General and Laparoscopic Surgery Department
Languages: English, Arabic, German
Speciality: Consultant General Surgeon
Availability: Part Time
Board Certificate: German Board Certified in General, Abdominal & Surgical Intensive Care

More About The Doctor:

Professor Dr. Safi is one of the most expert surgeons in Dubai & UAE in terms of abdominal and general surgery, Hepatobiliary and pancreas Surgery, repair of surgical complications, and surgical oncology.

Prof. Safi spent many years at the Ulm University Hospital and Weimar Teaching Hospital as chief of surgery. Working in the Reference Excellence Center for Pancreas Surgery allowed him to gain huge experience in pancreas surgery for the treatment of malignant, benign pancreas disease. That’s why he brought different and very modern well-established surgical techniques and Management methods with him.

Worked only at University Hospital So the education of medical students and training doctors in surgery in order to help them get the German board was always part of his work. Dr. Safi was at the University Ulm one of the first groups in the world who started minimal invasive surgery.

Key Services:

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery in benign disease & Cancer
  • Esophagus surgery
  • Stomach surgery: weight loss surgery, cancer surgery
  • Hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery for cancer disease
  • Colorectal surgery: rectal surgery and colo-anal anastomosis
  • Surgery for abdominal tumor removal followed by HIPEC
  • Anal surgery proctology for fissure, fistula & hemorrhoids
  • Laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder, stomach, hernia, colorectal and appendix
  • Repair of surgical complications

Professional Membership:

  • German Society of Surgery
  • German Society of Cancer
  • Society of Regional Tumour Therapy
  • Society for Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery
  • Society of Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • German Society of Experimental Surgery
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Editorial Board: Cancer Molecular Biology
  • American Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • German Society of Visceral Surgery
  • Thuringen Society of Surgery
  • German Society for Heads of Hospital Departments
  • Society for Minimal-invasive Surgery
  • International Society for Digestive Surgery


  • MD: Damascus University
  • Ph.D. Ulm University Germany
  • Associate Professor Ulm University Germany
  • Full professor for Surgery Ulm University Germany
  • Fachartzt General Surgery Medical German Council south
  • Fachartzt Abdominal Surgery German Medical Council South
  • Facharztz Surgical intensive care German medical Council South