1 years Years Experience
6 years in Bariatrics
7 years in Laparoscopic Surgery
6 years in Laparoscopic Bariatrics
95% Practice is Bariatrics
Minimum Age of Patient is 18
Maximum Age of Patient is 70
Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
Please click on the following link to learn more about our patients and see how their lives have changed since being a patient in our program: http://www.gbmc.org/weightloss
Obesity is an underappreciated disease that is poorly understood and harbors many societal obstacles in its treatment . Currently more than one third of the population is overweight. The most effective treatment of morbid obesity is surgery. Surgery has proven to be both cost effective, durable and safe. Prevention and education are key factors in stopping the spread of obesity. However, once a patient is Morbidly obese(>100Ibs over weight-BMI >40) those methods have poor success rate and result in failure, despair and depression.
Most of my patients have multiple medical problems that have been ignored, mistreated because there are no effective treatment of the underlying disease. This situation is worse because of concomitant depression and anxiety that overwhelms individuals that are obese. Breaking this vicious cycle of disease is our goal.
The challenge is to be a sensitive surgeon who recognizes obesity as a multifactorial disease and treats each individual in a compassionate manner. "A Surgeon with a heart”--I dedicate myself to my patients and will be with you throughout your weight loss journey. This operation truly provides a new chance for life, and the program provides the knowledge needed to make the necessary lifestyle modifications.
I first started the bariatric surgery process in September 2012 with an information seminar and from the beginning I loved his message: obesity is a disease with ailments being things that encompass obesity- we must treat the obesity to treat disease. I'm so thankful More...