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. Anas Al-Kassem
MIS / Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Al-Kassem has been practicing surgery for over 10 years. He graduated from the University of Ottawa, where he earned his General Surgery fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Dr. Al-Kassem earned his Bariatric experience through his post-graduate fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. There, he earned his expertise to perform: gastric band, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and the duodenal switch.
You’ll meet Dr. Al-Kassem at the point of your first consultation, where he will undergo preliminary diagnostics and educate you on the surgery that will fit your specific obesity and metabolicneeds. Furthermore, Dr. Al-Kassem is expert in many other laparoscopic surgeries - meaning minimized scars, reduced infection, and quicker recovery.
Since Dr. Al-Kassem believes in individual patient care, with a strict dietician follow-up approach, Dr. Al-Kassem is part of the process from beginning to end. He is assisted by the most professional nurses and registered dietitians, ensuring the utmost quality care for his patients.