Under the patronage of Prof Dr mr Galal El Adawi President of Beirut Arab University; a workshop on Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery was held On Feb 21st &22nd at Clinical simulation center, Beirut campus, BAU. The workshop was chaired by Prof Dr Naglaa Mashaal Dean of faculty of medicine and directed by Prof Dr Mohamed Rabie Associate professor of general Surgery at BAU. The workshop consisted of lecture presentations, dry and wet lab training on its first day. The second day consisted of transmission of live cases of laparoscopic bariatric procedure from BMC. The procedures were performed by Dr Hayssam Fawal the eminent Bariatric Surgeon in Lebanon and in collaboration with Dr Tamer Abdelbaki form university of Alexandria. The workshop was attended by more than 20 surgery residents from various hospitals- including BAU and non BAU graduates- on both workshop days. The workshop is the start of planned postgraduate training activities for surgery residents expected to take place during 2019.