Laparoscopic surgery also referred to as minimally invasive surgery is a modern surgical technique in which operations in the abdomen are performed through small incisions (usually 0.5-1cm) as compared to larger incisions needed in traditional surgical procedures.

This website is a showcase of thousands of surgical procedures completed successfully by Dr. Maher Hussein who has an extensive experience in the laparoscopic field and has pioneered at the American University of Beirut M.C. surgeries such as the:

First Laparoscopic Whipple procedure in 2006

First Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy in 2000

First Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy in 1992

First Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in 1992

Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery (Gastric Band, Gastric Roux-En-Y Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy)

Laparoscopic Oncologic surgeries (Colon, Gastric, Liver, Pancreas, Adrenal)

Laparoscopic anti-reflux procedure (Nissen Fundoplication)



drhussein_home2Dr. Maher Hussein is a General, Vascular and Laparoscopic Surgeon at the American University of Beirut since 1990 and is currently a faculty member of the Surgical Proctorship Program to train surgeons in Advanced Laparoscopy in 40 different countries, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Board member of the Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association, Member of the European Laparoendoscopic Surgery and President of the Lebanese Society of Laparoscopic surgery. More About Dr. Hussein