27 Years Experience
12 in Bariatrics
22 in Laparoscopic Surgery
12 in Laparoscopic Bariatrics
75% Practice is Bariatrics
Minimum Age of Patient is 15
Maximum Age of Patient is 75
Adjustable Gastric Band
Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
As director of the University of South Alabama Surgical Weight Loss Center Dr. Richards has special interest in all aspects of bariatric surgery including laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.
Dr. Richards' otherl interests are in laparoscopic surgery of the gastrointestinal tract including repair of hiatal hernia, gastroesophageal reflux disesase, acalasia, esophageal and gastric disorders, treatment of Barrett's esophagus, and gastric motility disorders.
I met Dr. Richards during one of his bariatric surgery informational presentations. I had attended one before by another surgeon but was impressed by Dr. Richards. After hearing him speak, for the first time, I understood how the vagal nerve is impacted by the lapband More...