10 Years Experience
17 in Bariatrics
18 in Laparoscopic Surgery
7 in Laparoscopic Bariatrics
100% Practice is Bariatrics
Minimum Age of Patient is 13
Maximum Age of Patient is 75+
Adjustable Gastric Band
Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
Myur Srinivasan Srikanth, MD, FACS
Center of Excellence, American Society for Bariatric Surgery - Full Approval (since Dec 2005)
Perform surgery both at St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way, WA and at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center, Kirkland, WA
Center For Weight Loss Surgery
34509 Ninth Ave S Suite 103
Federal Way, WA 98003
Tel: 253-815-7774 Toll free: 877-815-7774 Fax:253-815-7708
12303 NE 130th Lane #325
Kirkland WA 98034
Tel: 425-899-9990 Toll Free: 877-815-7774 Fax:253-815-7708
Performed over 2,600 bariatric surgeries, over 1,700 laparoscopic bariatric surgeries
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-BAND®)
Laparoscopic Proximal Roux-en-y gastric bypass
Laparoscopic Medial Roux-en-y gastric bypass with jejunal interposition
Laparoscopic Duodenal Switch
Laparoscopic Revisions - Adjustable Gastric Band to Duodenal Switch, medial gastric bypass using jejunal interposition technique and proximal gastric bypass.
Laparoscopic repositioning/replacement of Lap-Band.
Open Medial Gastric bypass, duodenal switch and Revisions
Abdmominal Wall Reconstruction (Tummy-tuck) after massive weight loss
HEAVIEST: 703lbs Male, 515 lbs Female
YOUNGEST: 13 Year Old Girl – LAP-BAND
OLDEST: 75 YRS
-To implant the Lap-BAND device after FDA approval in the Northwest (WA,ID, MO, AK) Aug 2001.
-Reported the best three year percent excess weight loss result (72%) with the Lap-BAND device in the US- Obes Surg 13 (2): 275-280, Apr 2003.
-To perform the Laparoscopic Medial/Distal Roux-en-y Gastric bypass using the jejunal interposition technique -presented at the International Federation for Obesity Surgery (IFSO) meeting, Sydney, Australia, Sep 2006.
Developed a comprehensive laparoscopic bariatric surgery service at St Francis Hospital, Federal Way, WA and was instrumental in establishing a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence (BSCOE).
Instrumental in developing a bariatric surgical team ( perioperative services, anesthesia, nursing, pharmacy, radiology, bariatric surgery support services, psychologists) to establish critical pathways focused on streamlining surgical patient care from initial contact to long-term follow-up and support.
Brought together Hospital administration, Chief Financial Officer, Marketing Director and the Vice-President for Quality Control to develop a simple affordable package for patients who did not have insurance coverage to pay for their surgeries.
Developed and refined novel techniques to decrease technical complications after Lap-Band and Laparoscopic and open Roux-en-Y bypass. Developed treatment algorithms for managing nutritional deficiencies in non-compliant patients after malabsorptive operations. These were presented at major national and international meetings.
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: Clinical mini-fellowship, Univ of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
Bariatric Surgery, Clinical Preceptorship, Univ of Tennessee Hospital, Memphis, TN
Abdominal Organ Transplantation (Liver, Kidney, & Pancreas) Clinical Fellowship, Univ of Washington,Seattle, WA
General Surgery, Residency, Los Angeles County, Univ Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Pediatric Surgery, Research Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Univ of Southern California, CA
American Board of Surgery
Center of Excellence, American Society for Bariatric Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Diplomat
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Society of Graduate Surgeons of the LAC/USC Medical Center
Very happy with the care I received through Dr. Srikanth's Center for Weight Loss Surgery. Dr. Srikanth and his staff are knowledgeable, thorough, and clear. Great communication via the patient coordinator; I never worried that my questions would go unanswered. I had my surgery More...