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|Dr. Jossart graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1991 where he was awarded the Undergraduate Student Research Award. He completed his general surgical training at the University of California, San Francisco Medical School from 1991-1998. During that time he completed a two-year fellowship in Endocrine Surgery . He then completed a fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical School in New York under the direction of Michel Gagner, MD and Barry Salky, MD. He returned to San Francisco in 1999 to become the Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery at California Pacific Medical Center.
Dr. Cirangle completed medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine in Bethesda, MD in 1988. His surgical training was completed at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1993. He is currently the Medical Director for Bariatric Surgical Services at California Pacific Medical Center – An ASBS Bariatric Center of Excellence. He has been practicing with Dr. Jossart in San Francisco since 2001. Together they have developed several laparoscopic techniques for weight loss surgery. Their current patient experience of over 700 laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy patients has shown that this procedure is an effective operation for lower weight patients as well as high weight, high risk patients.
Dr. Pomp is a graduate of the University of Sherbrooke Medical School. Following his surgical training at the University of Montreal he completed a two-year fellowship in Surgical Nutrition and Metabolism at the Brown University School of Medicine in Rhode Island. In 1999, he joined Dr. Gagner in New York and they are currently at the Weill Cornell Medical College Weight Loss Surgery Program. He and Dr Gagner pioneered the concept of “staged” sleeve gastrectomy by performing this procedure in high risk patients as a first stage, followed by a completion Duodenal Switch after significant weight was lost.
Dr. Gagner is a graduate of the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec. Dr. Gagner completed his surgical residency at McGill University and then performed several surgical fellowships. He is the Chief of Bariatric Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center. He hosts a biannual training course for surgeons interested in learning how to perform the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. New York Magazine has named him one of the top 100 minimally invasive surgeons in the country several times.