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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I started my journey in 2013. I have had a great experience with everyone -- from the front office staff to dietician, Mike, to Dr. Orris and his nurses. I have always been treated well, and have been very happy overall. Dr. Orris is wonderful, and More...
Michael is very attentive to my needs when having a one on one conversation with him. He understands my needs and concerns and always finds the right words to make me feel like my weight loss is on track. Him and Dr. Orris are the More...