Ontario Bariatric Clinic provides you with the best solution for obesity and other related health issues. Our weight loss clinic has sites in Simcoe, Oakville, and Ottawa where you can have your assessment performed by Dr. Al-Kassem, a Bariatric and Minimally
Invasive Surgeon, certified by Baylor College of Medicine.
Our philosophy is to educate you about weight loss surgery and lay out all possible options, so that you can confidently make your own decision.
Once you decide to proceed with your surgical option , we take care of your choice. We run thorough blood assessment,
consult a special registered dietitian at our site, and have your journey smoothly started and finished. If needed,
we have an expert mental health specialist to consult you before the weight loss surgery.
Dr. Al-Kassem has been practicing surgery for over 10 years. He graduated from University of Ottawa, where he earned his General Surgery Fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Dr. Al Kassem has gained extensive experience from training at Baylor College of Medicine, where he obtained his postgraduate doctoral fellowship with special expertise to perform: Gastric Band, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, and Duodenal Switch.
All procedures are done laparoscopically, with the ability and skills to perform single incision procedures, resulting in minimized scars and accelerated recovery. Dr. Al-Kassem believes in team work and focuses on patient care. He chooses his clinic staff carefully to ensure the highest level of care.