About Mr Omer Al-Taan
Omer is a trained bariatric and upper gastro-intestinal surgeon. He did his higher surgical training in the East Midlands in the University hospitals of Leicester followed by a focused bariatric fellowship in Musgrove Park hospital where he developed his skills becoming an independent bariatric surgeon.
He performs the full range of bariatric procedures (Gastric bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Band and gastric balloons) as well as revisional surgery. The bulk of his practice is based on key hole surgery. His NHS practice is based at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital which is one of the largest bariatric surgery centres in the UK. Together with weight loss surgery he regularly performs other operations like laparoscopic cholecystectomy (removal of the gall bladder), inguinal hernia repairs, hiatus hernia repair, anti-reflux surgery as well as other types of abdominal hernias.