Salam Sagheer, BCBC, Awarded National Bariatric Board Certification

Salam Sagheer, BCBC

Salam Sagheer, a Licensed Clinical Dietitian/Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator from Abu Dhabi, UAE, has been awarded National Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science she was recently credentialed as a Board-Certified Bariatric Counselor (BCBC).

Ms.Sagheer completed her clinical nutrition/dietician education and training at Al Baath University in Syria. In addition, she has been Certified as a Diabetes Educator by the Imperial College of London Diabetes Center and received Specialist Certification of Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE), certified by the World Obesity Federation.

She is currently practicing at Burjeel Medical City Abu Dhabi. where she is an integral member of the bariatric surgery team and Lead Clinical Bariatric Dietitian and Diabetes Educator. Her career is distinguished by a commitment to clinical excellence, a robust foundation in dietetics and nutrition, and an unwavering passion for professional growth. Ms. Sagheer’s work reflects a significant contribution to the evolution of dietary and nutritional care, making her a pivotal force in enhancing patient health and well-being.

Recognizing the need for specialized training in Bariatric Science led to her fellowship with AABC. AABC awarded her an academic scholarship because of her commitment to bariatric care. Her extensive professional training and clinical experience will help fulfill the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment, and prevention of obesity and related disorders.