W. Jay Suggs

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 31 ratings

W. Jay Suggs Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS

11 yr Experience

11 yr in Bariatrics

11 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

9 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

90% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 70


Years of Experience
  • 11
  • 11
  • 11
  • 9
Practice Details
  • Clinical
  • Sometimes
  • When medically necessary
Procedures Performed
Method Currently Performing Total Surgeries Lap-to-Open Conversions Avg. Currently Done Per Week Years Experience With This Type Average O.R. Stay Time Average Hospital Stay

Roux-en-Y

Open 11
Laparoscopic Yes 9 75 min 1 day

REALIZE Band

Laparoscopic Yes 9 25 6 hr.

ORBERA Intragastric Balloon

More information coming soon.

Revision

Open Yes 11 2.5 hrs 3 days
Laparoscopic Yes 9 3 hours 1 day

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Open 9
Laparoscopic Yes 3 55 min 1 day
Other Clinical Experience
Orbera: Started January 2016, after FDA approval in June 2015
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