DR. HASSAN JALAMNEH MD
Dr. Hassan Jalamneh completed his medical degree from Sana’a University, Yemen in the year 2000. In 2002 he enrolled in the general surgery residency program in the Islamic Hospital in Amman, Jordan and the Ministry of Health hospitals which he completed in 2007. In 2007 he passed the Jordan Board Examinations and in 2008 he passed the Membership exam of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Dr. Jalamneh started off his consultant career at the International Medical Centre in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which is considered one of the best medical centres in the field of weight loss surgery in the Middle East, where he was Associate Consultant in general and laparoscopic weight loss surgery. He gained extensive experience in this field as well as breast, thyroid and gastrointestinal tumour surgery.
In 2012, Dr. Jalamneh returned to Jordan and founded his own consulting clinic for laparoscopic weight loss surgery at Istiklal Hospital, Amman. He then moved to the Arab Medical Centre Hospital in 2016 where he started his own centre for bariatric surgery. He was appointed Chief of Bariatric Surgery at that hospital which is one of the most advanced hospitals in Jordan.
He has performed more than 4000 bariatric procedures to treat obesity to date benefiting numerous patients nationally as well as from more than 25 countries around the world. In addition to gastric bypass, mini-gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and revisional weight loss surgeries, Dr. Jalamneh performs complex hiatal hernia repair. Anti-reflux, laparoscopic colon and gastrointestinal cancer, bile duct and thyroid surgery using the latest surgical techniques.
Dr. Jalamneh is a reference in the region in the field of bariatric surgery under combined spinal epidural anaesthesia. He has conducted more than 70 operations using this technology, which has contributed to saving the lives of many patients whose health did not allow general anaesthesia. In the same year, he introduced his new technique at prestigious conferences eg. in Rio de Janeiro, iBrazil,
Dr. Jalamneh holds intensive training sessions in bariatric surgery in which many surgeons in Jordan and the region have benefited. Various physicians now use these techniques in their hospitals and have started developing programs that serve their local areas. He has also participated in multiple local and international conferences and has been a member in several academic committees.
Dr. Jalamneh leads a team of 20 consultants within various specialties along with nutritionists and other employees who tirelessly to provide the highest quality and safety standards in the field. After passing the Palestinian board exam Dr. Jalamneh regularly visits and teaches at Palestinian hospitals.
Dr. Jalamneh is married and has been blessed with three daughters. He likes intellectual reading, swimming and he keeps up-to-date with digital technologies, which he uses to better serve his patients.
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh
Jordan Board Exam in General Surgery
Palestinian Board Exam in General Surgery
Member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
Member of the Obesity Surgery Society of Jordan