Timeline and qualifications
Mr Toumi is a consultant Bariatric and Upper Gastrointestinal surgeon who works both in the NHS (County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust) and privately (Washington Spire Hospital). Mr Toumi completed his training in General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery in the North West of England (Manchester and Lancashire) in 2014. He was privileged to work in outstanding UGI units in Greater Manchester, Sheffield, Preston and Doncaster. After completing his training in the UK, Mr Toumi was appointed to the prestigious Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at McGill University in Montreal, Canada (one of the first and pioneering Bariatric programmes in North America, which began Bariatric Surgery in 1962).
Mr Toumi has a passion for the treatment of obesity and type 2 Diabetes. Mr Toumi has extensive experience in the whole range of effective Bariatric and metabolic procedures (gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch) in addition to revisional surgery. Mr Toumi also have a specific interest in the surgical treatment of reflux diseases (GORD) in addition to treatment of hernia and gallbladder issues.