Had a formal US fellowship training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at the Texas Endo-surgery Institute in San Antonio, Texas, under the tutelage of Dr. Morris E. Franklin, a pioneer in laparoscopic approach to the abdominal cavity with special emphasis on disease of the colon, as well as extensive training in all types of laparoscopic surgery, including obesity surgery.
Combined training in endoscopic surgery, NOTES and robotic surgery in the IRCAD in Strasbourg, France.
Obesity Surgery Specialty: Texas Endo- surgery Institute, San Antonio, Texas and partnership with Grand Health Partners, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
He is certified for placement of BIB intragastric balloon, and gastric band lapband by Allergan.
He is member of the most prestigious associations in US, including The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), American society for metabolic and bariatric surgery (ASBMS) and the International federation for the surgery in obesity(IFSO).