Tarek Saleh

Specialist Gastroenterologist - Obesity

Languages Spoken Arabic, English, French
Education MD
Specialist Specialist Gastroenterologist - Obesity
DOH License Grade Specialist
Types of Physician Visiting


  • Medical school: MD Paris VI University
  • Internship: Pitie-Salpetriere University Hospital , Paris VI
  • Residency and fellowship: Bichat-Claude Bernard University Hospital, Paris. Robert Debre Hospital, Paris
  • French Board certified in Gastroenterology, 1988, Pediatric endoscopy, 1990
  • Metabolic Applied Research Strategy Honor Code Certificate

Professional Associations

  • European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: ESGE
  • French Society of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterology Association: AGA
  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology (NASPGHAN)
  • International Federation of Surgery Obesity: IFSO: 2015

Professional Experience

  • Consultant in endoscopy unit at university hospital Bichat (Tertiary Center Paris): from 1986 till 1994.
  • Consultant in pediatric and neonatal endoscopy unit, children hospital Robert Debre (tertiary center,Paris): from 1988 till 1994.
  • Chairman of training center in the Middle East, workshop for intragastric balloon for the treatment of obesity: from 2000 inserted more than 1700 intragastric balloon.
  • Gastric botox injections to lose weight
  • POSE procedure (endoscopic gastric plication): first procedure done in the middle east on 24 September 2012: have performed more than 180 such procedures.
  • Chairperson of GOSS: Gulf Obesity meeting 2014
  • Lecturer at Arab Health: 14th Middle East Surgery Conference 27-29 January 2015

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered

  • Lose weight without surgery :
  • Gastric balloon insertion and removal
  • Gastric botox injection
  • Gastric plications
  • Gastric plications for regain weight after gastric bypass