At Weight Loss Institute of Arizona, we pride ourselves in offering hope to overweight individuals in communities including Tempe, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tucson. Our weight loss surgery center has helped thousands of women and men throughout the Southwest take back their lives and their health. People have come to know us as the premier LAP-BAND® specialists in Arizona, but we are so much more than that. Our team of highly trained surgeons offers a full range of bariatric procedures, as well as other general surgical procedures from colonoscopy to hernia repair.
WLIA's co-founding surgeons, Dr. John DeBarros and Dr. Michael Orris were named Phoenix Magazine's "TopDocs" in 2010, 2011 and 2012. They are both recognized as Bariatric Surgery "Center of Excellence" surgeons, and retain priveleges at several of the area's most prestigious hospitals. With two other surgeons on board - Dr. Anthony Galitsky and Dr. Jason Richardson, WLIA is one of the largest bariatric practices in the area.
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So happy with this experience. The whole team has been great. I especially like working with Dr. DeBarros. He helps me to feel he is committed to my long-term success. He answers all of my questions, discusses my concerns and gives me the confidence I More...
Dr. DeBarros and his staff have been amazing, i look forward to the patient doctor relationship. My first visit could not have gone any better. Very pleased.