Darren W. Soong

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 11 ratings

Darren W. Soong Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS

Darren W. Soong Bariatric Surgeon Picture

21 yr Experience

10 yr in Bariatrics

21 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

10 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

100% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 79


  • About Me

    Dr. Darren W. Soong, Bariatric Surgeon

    Darren Soong, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a highly-skilled and experienced general and bariatric surgeon practicing at the Surgical Weight Control Center of Nevada. Board-certified, he is one of the Southwest’s premier surgeons and is known for his strong work ethic and commitment to excellence in patient care and patient safety. He has been an assistant clinical professor with several medical schools and is currently an assistant clinical professor at the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine.

    Dr. Soong is a native of Honolulu, Hawaii. He earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and received his medical degree at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine where he was promoted to Chief Resident. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery (ABS), and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS), a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), Clark County Medical Society, Nevada State Medical Association, and the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP).

    Dr. Soong has received numerous awards and recognition. For four consecutive years, he was voted as one of the Top Doctors' in Las Vegas by three different magazines (Las Vegas Life, 215 South Magazine, Summerlin Magazine). Dr. Soong is a resident of Las Vegas where he lives with his wife and twin daughters.

    Bariatric Surgery with Dr. Soong

    Surgery is just a small part of the whole process. Beyond just the surgery, we have support groups, we have things like a clothing exchange, and get-togethers for the patients and it has really become a family. Nothing makes me feel better than when I hear the patients say that they think of our office and staff as a family. Because that's really what we have. It is a program, not just a surgery. -Dr. Soong

    Dr. Soong’s patients know him as being a very caring and compassionate surgeon. One who is very responsive to emails, attentive, and accessible. He and his team believe strongly in the importance of patient support and long-term aftercare.

    Dr. Soong and his partner, Dr. Atkinson, have performed more Gastric Band (Lap-Band) and Gastric Bypass surgeries than all other bariatric practices in Nevada combined. Dr. Soong was one of the first surgeons to perform the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, which he still performs most often.

    In addition to performing surgical options of the Gastric Band and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Dr. Soong offers the Roux-en-Y(RNY), and weight loss surgery revisions. Although the Surgical Weight Control Center of Nevada is 100 percent dedicated and focused on treating obesity, Dr. Soong’s general surgery expertise includes advanced laparoscopic surgery, trauma surgery, burn surgery, advanced wound care, and peripheral nerve surgery and oncologic surgery.

    Weight Loss Surgery in Las Vegas, Nevada

    At Surgical Weight Control Center of Nevada, Dr. Soong and his team of leading experts have been helping people overcome their lifelong battle with obesity for many years. His bariatric program is designed to ensure that each potential patient has all of the information they need to make an informed decision about weight loss surgery. Dr. Atkinson’s commitment to you begins before, during, and after your surgery.

    If you are ready to take that first step towards a healthier you, you can learn about your weight loss options right from the comfort of your home by watching our three-part online seminar video. The seminar lasts nearly one hour, and you’ll learn about Understanding Obesity, Weight-loss Surgery Options, and Diet and Exercise Tips After Weight-loss Surgery.

    We also host free in-person seminars. You can register online or call the Surgical Weight Control Center of Nevada to RSVP. Talk to our team today and give yourself a fresh start! Call our office with any questions you may have or to register for a seminar. We can be reached at 702-313-8446.

    We look forward to helping you become a Better You living a Better Life!

    Patients Featured - Before & After

    Before & After VSG with izeigler, losing 113 pounds!

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  • Latest Reviews See all 11 reviews
    avatar Lokey848 on Aug. 14, 2019

    I had visited 2 different surgical centers, here in Las Vegas, before finding Surgical Weight Control Center and I couldn't be happier! The staff here is amazing! The patient advocates are fantastic! The surgical doctors are phenomenal! I had Dr. Soong and I feel More...

    avatar milaortiz30 on May 25, 2016

    Dr Soong and Dr Atkinson are amazing. Not only did my sleeve surgery go off without a hitch but Dr. Soong is VERY responsive to emails and is attentive during follow up appointments. The girls in the office, particularly Perla, are also great. I would More...

    avatar cocosmom on Oct. 30, 2013

    I am very happy with my doctor and all the staff. I have had two follow-up appointments and Dr. Soong has been very friendly and explains things when I ask questions. I would recommend Dr. Soong for anyone considering the surgery. I have no complaints More...

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