6 in Bariatrics
11 in Laparoscopic Surgery
6 in Laparoscopic Bariatrics
90% Practice is Bariatrics
Minimum Age of Patient is 16
Maximum Age of Patient is 70
Adjustable Gastric Band
Ryan Heider, MD
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.
My first impression of Dr. Heider was that of a caring, compassionate doctor. He genuinely cares about his patients and offers support before and after surgery. Before surgery during the initial consultation he discussed the surgery options as well as the risks of each one More...