About Weight Loss Surgery Kent

Weight Loss Surgery Kent is dedicated to providing the very best care to our patients.

Weight Loss Surgery Kent was founded in 2013 by Mr Ahmed Hamouda, an experienced Consultant General and Bariatric Surgeon.

We know how difficult losing weight is. In modern life the odds are stacked against us from the beginning. Our patients have tried all the diets, exercises and other methods to lose weight, but have been unsuccessful because life just gets in the way.

Our mission is to use weight loss surgery to help you finally achieve the freedom you’ve been looking for. We’re dedicated to helping you begin your journey to a life of health and happiness.

Mr Ahmed Hamouda

Consultant Bariatric Surgeon & Director of Weight Loss Surgery Kent

Mr Ahmed Hamouda Is the Director of Weight Loss Surgery Kent and Lead Bariatric Surgeon for the company.

He is a Consultant Surgeon in General Surgery & Bariatrics, working as an Upper GI Consultant at Maidstone/Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust since 2010.

His specialist interest is laparoscopic and minimally invasive Bariatric techniques which include sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band, balloon and gastric bypass. He has extensive surgical experience consolidated both in the UK and abroad in treating conditions such as obesity, gall stone disease and reflux surgery.

Mr Hamouda qualified as a medical doctor in 1992, graduating from Ain Shams Medical School, Cairo, Egypt. He then undertook a residency programme in general surgery and was appointed to a university lectureship post due to his outstanding academic achievements. Mr Hamouda successfully applied for post-doctoral sub-speciality training in open competition and was awarded a grant to pursue this. He completed a full SpR training rotation in South West Thames London Deanery.

Mr Hamouda was awarded a laparoscopic biliary fellowship in Glasgow for a year, involving advanced laparoscopic interventions, including complex laparoscopic cholecystectomies and bile duct explorations. Following the award of a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training, Mr Hamouda successfully completed an advanced bariatric fellowship in a Centre of Bariatric Excellence, offering laparoscopic bands, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass. As a member of BOMSS and AUGIS, he has also published widely in his field and participates in annual conferences.

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Why choose Weight Loss Surgery Kent?

We are passionate and dedicated to providing an exceptional patient experience and giving you the freedom you deserve. Here are just a few of the reasons our patients choose us. 

Highly experienced team

Our team have more than 10 years experience in weight-loss surgery and also regularly train to offer advanced, minimally invasive procedures that are ever evolving.

Integrity & Honesty

As we offer all weight loss surgery options, you can rest assured that you will get the best recommendation of procedure that suits you personally

Consultant-led care

You’ll deal directly with your consultant from the first consultation through your entire journey. Rather than a call centre and a big marketing team who are eager to push a sale

Competitive pricing

Our weight-loss surgery packages provide incredible value for money, with fixed prices and no hidden costs. Our service is comprehensive and we aim to make your experience with us outstanding

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Gastric band

Endoscopic gastric sleeve

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Gastric sleeve

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