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Prof Dr. Antonio Privitera



had extensive training in general and colorectal surgery in world-renowned institutions including The John Radcliffe in Oxford (UK), University College of London (UK), St. Guy’s St. Thomas’ Hospital in London (UK},  and the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester- Minnesota (USA).

Worked as a consultant general and colorectal surgeon in renowned UK university hospitals and busy district hospitals for five years.

he was the Section Head of the national tertiary referral hospital of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia and also the Program Director of the Eastern Province Colorectal Fellowship for over 4 years

Lead Colorectal Surgeon in Tawam Hospital- John Hopkins in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi

His main interests are bowel cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases , ano-rectal diseases , laparoscopic and robotic surgery



Fellow of several international societies including the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is author of more than 70 publications in peer-reviewed journals and holds an MD and PhD.

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