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T. Ryan Heider Bariatric Surgeon M.D., F.A.C.S.

6 yr in Bariatrics

11 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

6 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

90% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 16

Max Age of Patient is 70

Tammy Beck
Practice Manager
Amanda Downs
Bobbie Brown
Insurance Coordinator
Jessica Sandoe
Administrative Coordinator

  • About Me

    Ryan Heider, MD

    Medical Director/Surgeon

    Dr. Heider received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed his surgery training at University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill. While at UNC, he participated in a variety of advanced minimally invasive and laparoscopic procedures, including laparoscopic gastric bypass, gastrectomy and esophageal surgery.

    Dr. Heider is a certified LAP-BAND Total Care ChampionTM and board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He has also published numerous articles and completed extensive research in the area of advanced laparoscopic surgery.

    He was the first Charlotte-area surgeon to perform single-incision, “scarless” bariatric surgery and is one of only a few surgeons in the nation with the advanced training to perform the 90-minute procedure.

  • Reviews 40 reviews
    reinventme127 on Sept. 3, 2014

    I have severe painful GERD, painful IBS, and yellow stools since surgery. I was sleeved Jun 12th. At this time I regret having the surgery done. I also did not like that I was not given pain med unless I asked post surg which is More...

    shwsunshine on July 9, 2014

    I could not have asked for a better experience! Dr. Heider always gave me time I needed to ask questions and receive satisfactory answers. He never rushed me through my follow up appointments. Dr. Heider also performed my cosmetic surgery to remove the fat around More...

    awholenewday on May 8, 2014

    I can't say enough wonderful things about Dr. Heider, his staff, and the wonderful people at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. I have never felt like I was in more competent hands and have been cared for so well. I am 5 days post-op More...

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