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Lamees Bassem El-Derbi

Clinical Dietitian, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

Lamees El-Derbi carried out her professional nutrition education at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Canada and has since acquired more than ten years of experience as a clinical dietitian at different medical centers and hospitals in Abu Dhabi.

Previously she worked at the Imperial College London Diabetes Center for two years before moving to Healthpoint. Her clinical experience and recognition of the obesity pandemic and the need for specialized competency in bariatric science inspired her post-graduate training and certification with AABC.

She has the honor of being the UAE Country Representative to International Affiliate of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (IAAND). In this international capacity, she had the opportunity to share the best dietetic practices with a global community.

Specialties

Clinical Dietitian for Bariatric Surgery

Awards & Accreditations

Accredited as Bariatric Care Specialist from the Surgical Review Corporation, certified as a Bariatric Counselor by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC), IAAND UAE Country Representative, certified Bariatric Care Specialist.