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Mustafa Hussain, MD

Mustafa Hussain, MD, has advanced training in bariatric surgery and minimally invasive surgery of the upper gastrointestinal (foregut) system and abdominal wall (hernia). Dr. Hussain has expertise in all standard primary weight loss surgeries, including sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. He also has a special interest in revisional bariatric surgery, particularly repairing failed Lap-Band procedures. Additionally, Dr. Hussain is working closely with the surgical oncology team to expand the use of minimally invasive and laparoscopic approaches in the surgical treatment of esophageal, pancreatic and gastrointestinal cancers.

Dr. Hussain has also pioneered the use of robotic surgery to treat abdominal wall, diaphragmatic and paraesophageal/hiatal hernias at the University of Chicago Medicine. He is interested in using robotics to expand the benefits of minimally invasive surgery to patients who once required abdominal wall reconstructions.

Along with his clinical work, Dr. Hussain is a dedicated educator and is a member of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine's Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators.

Contact Info

Phone: (773) 702-1618

Email: [email protected]

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The Center for the Surgical Treatment of Obesity, 5841 S. Maryland Avenue G202, MC6090
Chicago, IL 60637

Procedures Performed

  • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder)
  • Colon Resection
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • GERD (Acid Reflux) Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Revisional Surgery
  • SADI


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Center of Excellence
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Insurance Accepted

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  • New York University School of Medicine
  • New York University Langone Medical Center
  • Weill Cornell Medicine; National Cancer Institute; Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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