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Abdelrahman A. Nimeri

Chief, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
Director, Atrium Health Weight Management
Director, Bariatric Fellowship Program - Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center

Dr. Nimeri specializes in bariatric and metabolic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, surgical quality and surgical education. Dr. Nimeri has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, several book chapters and is an associate editor of the Obesity Surgery Journal. He has received numerous awards, including the Presidential Award from the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), Cleveland Clinic’s Zielony Nursing Institute Award, and a surgical residency Teacher of the Year Award from SEHA (Abu Dhabi Healthcare Company).

In addition, he is the vice chair of the IFSO communications committee, a member of the IFSO ethics committee, and a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).


Medical school
Al-Azhar University

Huron Hospital, Cleveland Clinic
Specialty: General surgery

Washington University School of Medicine
Specialty: Minimally invasive & bariatric surgery

Other education
Internship: University of Illinois
Specialty: Internal medicine