Niazy Selim, MD, MBChB, PhD, FACS
General and Laparoscopic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Dr. Niazy Selim is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
and Board Certified in General Surgery. He is an Assistant
Professor in the department of surgery, University of Kansas.
He joined KU coming from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock
where he was an assistant Professor of Surgery and the Chief
of Surgical Endoscopy at McClellan VA hospital.
Dr. Selim earned his Medical degree from Mansoura University, Egypt where he also did a surgical residency and a Gastrointestinal Surgery Fellowship. He spent two years as a Research Fellow in Hepatobiliary diseases in the department of Surgery and Digestive Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA. He finished a second General surgery residency at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.
To complete the spectrum of his experience, Dr. Selim has an extensive training and experience in gastrointestinal diagnostic and interventional endoscopy. He mastered the art of ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography) for the diagnosis and treatment of biliary and pancreatic diseases, and he has great experience and training in minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Selim was performed the first Lap-Band surgery at the University of Kansas for weight loss. He is also among the pioneers in Robotic Surgery. He had performed and presented complicated minimally invasive cases using the Robotic Technology. He is a proctor for surgeon’s learning robotic surgery.
Dr. Selim’s Clinical Focus: Advanced minimally invasive and Robotic Surgery, Gastroesophageal Reflux diseases, Bariatric Surgery, Abdominal (Gastrointestinal) Surgery, Biliary Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Malignancy, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Pancreas Surgery.