Dr. Ala Groof


Dr. Ala Groof

Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Vascular Surgeon
Department: General & Laparoscopic Surgery
Qualifications:

  • Graduate of Medical College, Kuwait university 1992.
  • Canadian Board in General Surgery 2001.
  • Fellow of the Canadian Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCSC-GS)– General Surgery 2001.
  • Canadian Board in Vascular Surgery 2003.
  • Fellow of the Canadian Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCSC-VS)– Vascular Surgery 2003.
Experienced In:

General & Laparoscopic Surgeries:

  • Obesity Surgery - Sleeve gastrectomy - Gastric bypass - Mini Gastric bypass - Gastric balloons.
  • Gallbladder diseases/stones - tumors.
  • Thyroid and parathyroid glands diseases -tumors.
  • Abdominal wall hernia (Inguinal/Ventral-incisional/Umbilical- both Laparoscopic and open) – Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck surgeries) - Hiatal Hernia Repair.
  • Stomach, small bowel & Colon diseases/tumors/surgeries (Open/Laparoscopic) - Reflux surgeries (laparoscopic) - Anal surgeries (Haemorrhoids - fissures - fistulas).
  • Adrenal gland tumors (Laparoscopic).

Vascular Surgery:

  • Varicose veins – injection sclerotherapy/Laser/Radiofrequency/Glue.
  • Diabetic foot wound/ Gangrene management.
  • Arterial diseases: narrowing(stenosis)/occlusion – Dilatation(Aneurysms).
  • Lower limb Swelling (Lymphedema).
  • Carotid (Neck artery) diseases: narrowing(stenosis)/occlusion – Dilatation(Aneurysms).
  • Congenital vascular malformations.
  • Renal (kidney) Dialysis access – Hemodialysis AV shunts – temporary and long term.