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Dr. Katalin Kalmar

Specialist General, Colon & Rectal Surgeon

Languages Spoken :

English & Hungarian

Branches Available :

HealthBay Gastroenterology & Digestive Health - Al Wasl


  • Proctology and General Surgery consultation
  • Anoscopy
  • Rectoscopy (Rigid Sigmoidoscopy)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Ano-Rectal manometry
  • Anorectal Physiology testing
  • Endoanal & Endorectal Ultrasounds
  • Anal Fissure Surgeries including Laser Anal Fissure Procedure
  • Hemorrhoid Surgeries including Laser Hemorrhoid Surgery LHP; Suture or Stapled Hemorrhoidopexy
  • Anal Abscess and Anal Fistula Surgeries including VAAFT and FiLac, Laser Fistula Procedure
  • Anal Sphincter Muscle Repair, Sphincteroplasty; Perineal Repair of Rectocele
  • Minimally invasive anal and perianal procedures
  • Pilonidal Sinus and Abscess Surgeries including EPSIT and SiLac (Laser Pilonidal Sinus Surgery)
  • Surgeries for Hidradenitis and further anal and pelvi-perineal procedures


Dr Katalin Kalmar graduated from the University of Pecs in Hungary in 1997, completed her surgical training at the Department of Surgery, University of Pecs in Hungary and at Lanarkshire NHS Trust Hospitals in Scotland, United Kingdom.

She completed two fellowships in colorectal surgery and in proctology and functional proctology at the prestigious St Mark’s Hospital and Academic Institute in London, United Kingdom.

She is an Associate Professor at the University of Pecs in Hungary and holds a PhD degree in surgery of the stomach and completed her Habilitation degree in the investigations and treatment of Functional Proctological Diseases. She presented her clinical findings on several international congresses from Yokohama to Dublin, from Budapest to New York. She published in several esteemed scientific journals from Gut to British Journal of Surgery, from Magyar Sebeszet to Colorectal Disease.

She practiced 15 years in Hungary as a General and Visceral Surgeon and University Lecturer, 4 years in the United Kingdom as a General and Colorectal Surgeon and 10 years in the UAE at Mediclinic as a General and Colorectal Surgeon in the past years increasingly focusing only on Proctology and Functional Proctology.

Dr Kalmar’s main areas of practice are diseases of the rectum and anus and related areas, such as hemorrhoids, anal fissures, anal fistula, pruritus ani, anal pain, pilonidal disease and hidradenitis.

She is a keen and well-trained colonoscopist. She is particularly passionate about functional coloproctological diseases, conducting all the investigations and treatments from the basics to the most complex for obstructed defecation type of constipation, anal incontinence, pelvic floor disorders, anismus, non- relaxing puborectalis syndrome, fecal soiling and rectocele.


  • European Board Certified Coloproctologist by the European Board of Surgical Qualifications (UEMS, EBSQ coloproctology)
  • Hungarian Board Certified General Surgeon and Surgical Gastroenterologist.
  • MD – University of Pecs, Hungary 1997
  • General Surgery – Ministry of Health, Hungary 2002
  • PhD – University of Pecs, Hungary 2007
  • Gastroenterology (Visceral Surgery) – Ministry of Health, Hungary 2008
  • EBSQ coloproctology – UEMS European Board of Surgical Qualifications, Europe (Sorrento, Italy)
  • 2010 Habilitation (Med. Habil degree) – University of Pecs 2012

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