Dr. Mustafa El Hakam

Dr. Mustafa El Hakam

Interventional Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Consultant Gastroenterology
Interventional Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Arabic, English, French
12 years

Core Competencies

  • Spyglass cholangioscopy: diagnostic, laser lithotripsy for CBD stones
  • Linear techniques diagnostic/staging and EUS/FNA, therapeutic EUS, EUS guided Choledocho-duodenostomy
  • ERCP: Diagnostic and therapeutic (sphincterotomy, stone extraction, stent placement)
  • Colonoscopy: Snare polypectomy, endoscopic hemostasis, EMR, clipping
  • Gastroscopy: Endoscopic hemostasis, variceal band ligation, hemospray
  • BiB insertion
  • PEG placement: Pull & Push techniques      
  • Duodenal metallic stents for obstructive pancreatic/gastric cancer
  • Biliary metallic stents for pancreatic cancer/ cholangio-carcinoma and liver metastasis
  • Esophageal metallic stent for obstructive esophageal cancer

Brief Profile

Dr. Mustafa El Hakam is an experienced Interventional Gastroenterologist. He has extensively performed ERCPs with stones retrieval by balloon/basket, dilatation of stricture, plastic\metallic biliary stent; EGDs both diagnostic and therapeutic; esophageal and duodenal metallic stents, esophageal band ligation, ulcer hemostsis using clips, injection, bipolar coagulationa and APC; colonoscopies both diagnostic and therapeutic (polypectomy, endoloop, stricture dilation, APC coagulation); PEG placement using the transillimunation-pull technique; BIB insertion and removal.

He has been associated with many known hospitals across UAE and Lebanon, as a consultant interventional gastroenterology/hepatology and endoscopy. He also has teaching and training experience.


  • Masters in Gastroenterology, Free University of Brussels (ULB), Brussels, Belgium, 2010
  • Diploma in Gastroenterology & Hepatology, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2009
  • Diploma in Internal Medicine, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon, 2007
  • Diploma in General Medicine, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon, 2004
  • European Board Certified (ESEGH), 2022

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