Dr. Naif Alenazi Awarded National Board Certification


Dr Naif Alenazi

Dr Naif Alenazi, a board-certified surgeon who practices in Saudi Arabia, is a Fellow of the European Board of Surgery, Fellow of the International College of Surgeons, and Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Alenazi has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized training and education program he was credentialed as a Board Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC) in May of 2016.

He completed his residency training at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and did specialized fellowships at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in NYC and the University of Montreal in Montreal Canada. Dr. Alenazi is a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeon who has dedicated his career to the care and treatment of morbidly obese patients. His current research interests include clinical outcomes from various bariatric surgical procedures and investigations on the impact of bariatric surgery on type 2 diabetes.

International Fellowship

Board Certified Bariatric Professionals are already licensed/certified health and education professionals. Their international fellowship includes medical doctors, professional educators, mental health professionals, nurses, nutritionists and other related disciplines that engage in research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of obesities and related disorders.

American Association of Bariatric Counselors affirms that their Board Certified fellows have successfully completed all requisite training and education. They must continue their specialized training and education to maintain Board Certification.

For more information, please contact Stephen Phillips, Public Policy Officer for AABC.

Email: stephen.phillips@aabc-certification.org

Phone: 917 562.0115

Website: www.aabc-certification.org