General and Colorectal Surgery

Dr. Nader Salti, MD

Contact Info

+971 4 41 44444

Designation: Consultant General Surgeon
Specialty: General and Colorectal Surgery
Languages: English, Arabic, French

Core Competencies

  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) and Open abdominal procedures
  • Benign and Malignant diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus
  • Breast Cancer and Disorders. Sentinel biopsy
  • Varicose Vein treatments
  • Upper & Lower Endoscopy
  • Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Neuro-Endocrine)
  • Advanced Wound and Burn Care

Brief Profile

Dr. Salti has a substantial experience of 22 years, out of which he had a busy surgical practice for 10 years in the US. He then moved to Dubai in 2009, whereby he has held senior surgical consultant positions since then. Dr. Salti has special training in advanced laparoscopic, gastrointestinal, breast, and endocrine surgery. 

Dr. Salti is Certified (1999) and double-Recertified (2009, 2019) by the American Board of Surgery. He is an associated fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons and the American Medical Association and Wisconsin Medical Society.

He completed his General Surgery residency training at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, under the tutelage of Dr. Seymour Schwartz, true giant of American surgical scholarship (1998). Subsequently, he completed advanced subspecialty Fellowship training in colon-rectal surgery at the University of Illinois and Cook County Hospitals, Chicago (1999), under the direction of American pioneer Dr. Herand Abcarian.


  • Fellow, Colon-Rectal Surgery, Cook County Hospital and University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, 1998-1999
  • American Board of Surgery 1999; Re-Certified 2009,2019 (Active)
  • Chief Resident, General Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, 1997-1998
  • Resident, General Surgery.  University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, 1993-1997
  • M.D., University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1993

Research & Publications

  • Wound Healing, Daniel P. Mass, M.D. Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1990-1992
  • Chicago Assyrian Dictionary Project, Erica Reiner, Ph.D.  Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1988-1989
  • Apo-Lipoprotein-E Receptors, Theodore Mazzone, M.D. Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1987
  • Cardioactive Peptides in the Helix Snail.  Philip P. Lloyd, Ph, D. Department of Pharmacological and Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1986     
  • Daniel, F., Fadel, C.A., Houmani, Z. & Salti, N. (2015). Spatz 3 Adjustable Intragastric Balloon: Long-Term Safety Concerns. Letter To The Editor. Obes Surg. DOI 10.1007/s11695-015-1897-y
  • Salti, N.I. (1999). Imaging of Recurrent Colorectal Cancer. In Current Topics in Colorectal Surgery.  Twelfth Edition
  • Salti, N.I., Tuel, R.J., Mass, D.P. (1993).  Effect of Hyaluronic Acid on Rabbit Profundus Flexor Tendon Healing InVitro. J Surg Research, 55 (4), 411-15

Nationality: American

Number of Years of Experience: 22 years