Dr. Abdolreza Heidari Zadi is a Specialist in General Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery.

Currently the Head of the Department of Surgery at Iranian Hospital - Dubai.

Dr. Heidari Zadi is also an International Member of Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).


Having joined the Milad Hospital in Tehran and having worked as an Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon, Dr. Heidari Zadi then joined the Iranian Hospital in Dubai since 2005 as a Consultant Laparoscopic Surgeon where he helped develop the Department of Laparoscopic Surgery.

Dr. Heidari Zadi has performed more than 7000 laparoscopic surgeries. His main interests include obesity surgery, gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastroplication and recurrent/complicated abdominal wall hernia.


Graduating in 1993 and Dr. Heidari Zadi obtained his Masters in General Surgery from Tehran University.

He has completed the following courses in laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery:

  • Intensive and advanced courses in laparoscopic digestive surgery with Professor Jacques Marescaux at IRCAD (2008, 2009)
  • Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding with Doctor Frering at Clinique la Sauvegarde in Lyon, France (2008)
  • Advanced laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery at Lievenbergs Hospital - Bergen op Zoom in the Netherlands, Maxima Medical Centre – Eindhoven in the Netherlands, Martinus Hospital - Dusseldorf Germany (2011)
  • Intensive course on transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) with Prof. Dr. Manncke at the Prima Vista - Richard World Academy, Knittlingen (2013)