Mr. Kasem first qualified in medicine in 1991. As such, he is one of the most experienced surgeons within Elanic. He is a consultant general surgeon at Wishaw NHS Hospital in Glasgow, and in his private practice, he has chosen to specialise in weight loss surgery. After reviewing outcome data over many years, he has focused his weight loss practice on the gastric band and gastric balloon procedures.

Current Positions and Memberships

  • Consultant Upper GI Surgeon and Bariatric Lead for NHS Lanarkshire 
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland 
  • Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society
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