Dr. James Zachariah Pulimuttil General Surgeon Dubai UAE – Profile of Dr. James Zachariah Pulimuttil General Surgeon at Zulekha Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai
Dr. James Zachariah Pulimuttil General Surgeon
Dr. James Zachariah graduated in medicine in 1984 and has 24 years of surgical experience following his surgical residency in 1992 from Christian Medical Colleges, Vellore and Ludhiana.
Dr. Zachariah, received the award of OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL BARIATRIC FELLOW 2015, at Taiwan, for his excellent work and contribution in the field. He was trained in Bariatric Surgery in Asia Pacific Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center, MIN-SHENG HOSPITAL, TAIWAN under Dr. Wei-Jei Lee, a world renowned Bariatric and Metabolic surgeon. He has more than 15 years of experience in Laparoscopic surgery and has done over 160 bariatric procedures successfully so far. Dr. Zachariah has done considerable research in bariatric and metabolic surgery and has published several papers in the international journals as a first author and co-author and has also presented several papers in the international bariatric surgery conferences. Prior to joining Zulekha Hospital, Dr. Zachariah was the Head of Dept, of General and Laparoscopic Surgery in Care Hospital, Vizag, India.
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic -Gastric Bypass
Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery(Inguinal, Incisional And Umbilical)
Laparoscopic Surgery For Gall Stone Diseases, CBD Exploration
Laparoscopic Colectomies (Large bowel surgery)
Thyroid Surgery – MIVATS ( Key Hole Thyroid Surgery)
Al Nahda, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
General Surgeons in Dubai
Surgeons are physicians that have received specialized training in order to perform operations to repair or remove a part of the body that is not functioning properly. Becoming a surgeon involves a commitment to many years of education. First an undergraduate degree must be earned, followed by attendance at a medical school to earn a doctorate of medicine. The process will usually take 8 years to complete, followed by a 5 year surgical residency program. There are a variety of specialties available for residency, including, but not limited to, general surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, and plastic surgery. The world of Surgeon Jobs is full of possibilities for specialization.
About General Surgery
General surgery is one of the many attractive specializations that a doctor can do because there are many general surgery jobs available at all times. If you qualify to be a general surgeon you can get a job in almost any hospital in places where your degree is valid. However, the task to become a surgeon is not an easy one because it involves a lot of studies. In addition, you will also need to devote quite a bit of your day to your work. However, this is a very rewarding field because you will have the ability to cure a variety of dangerous illnesses. In addition, your job will not lack for stimulation because you will encounter all sorts of interesting medical problems during the course of your career.
You will need to put in around 13 years into getting prepared to be a general surgeon of which approximately 5 years will be spent in surgical residency. Some people manage to reach their goal a little quicker if they enroll in a combined undergraduate and medical program. Once you do qualify to be a surgeon you will get to choose from amongst a variety of general surgery jobs. However, you have to be prepared to put in a lot of time into your job and it is certainly not one meant for the faint of heart. This is also no place for slackers.
It is very common for the average surgeon to work for 50 to 60 hours every week. A surgeon usually keeps time apart for appointments with patients in addition to around 3-4 days of surgery. The time allocated to surgery varies from practice to practice depending on the popularity of the surgeon. Over and above this, the surgeon will also be called in for emergencies.
Most general surgery jobs also require the incumbent to devote a lot of time to administrative matters. These matters are very important and cannot be avoided under any circumstance. Further, the surgeon will also have to invest time in staying abreast of developments in his or her field. Medical science is constantly evolving and health care professionals who do not update their knowledge will be left woefully behind. Patients are also better informed these days and expect their surgeon to offer them the latest procedures using state of the art equipment. It is therefore very clear that a person who wishes to be a successful surgeon will have to devote a lot of time to this career.