Dr. Gauer completed his medical degree from the University of Bern, Switzerland, in 1983. He then specialized in general surgery and obtained his Fellowship from the Swiss College of Surgeons (FMH) in General and Trauma Surgery. His 30 years of experience in surgery and traumatology brought on a special interest in vascular surgery. For many years he has worked in the University Hospitals of Berne and Zurich in Switzerland, as well as in the University Hospital of Muscat, Oman. He has more than 50 presentations and publications in International Congresses and major journals. Since August 2007, he has been deputed by Sonnenhof Swiss-Health, one of the leading healthcare providers in Switzerland, to RAK Hospital, where he has been successfully carrying out the dual roles of CEO and Head of General Surgery.