Keith B. Boone

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 129 ratings

Keith B. Boone Bariatric Surgeon M.D., FASMBS

  • About Me
    A Central Valley native, Dr. Boone earned his bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Barbara before attending the University Of Southern California School Of Medicine. After completing his residency in general surgery, Dr. Boone fulfilled a commitment to the United States Navy, including aircraft carrier and battle group surgeon in the Persian Gulf. He was also the Assistant Clinical Professor in surgery at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Boone partnered with Dr. Kelvin Higa in 1996 and helped develop the revolutionary “hand-sewn” gastrojejunal anastomotic technique used by many surgeons in performing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. He lectures on various aspects of weight loss surgery both nationally and internationally. He has demonstrated this technique via live telesurgery to many national conferences and has authored and co-authored many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on weight-loss surgery. Together, Dr. Boone and Dr. Higa have performed several thousand weight loss procedures. He is currently the Director of Fellowship Education for ALSA. This program is accredited through the University of California San Francisco – Fresno Medical Education Program where he also holds the title of Associate Clinical Professor in Surgery. Dr. Boone is Board Certified in general surgery, and an active member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He is also an active member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
  • Latest Reviews See all 129 reviews
    avatar Monkeygrl14 on Nov. 28, 2014

    Thank you Dr. Boone and the team at ALSA for helping to give me the most precious gift anyone can ever receive: the gift of good health and a new perspective on life. Dr. Boone is an amazing person and I am glad that I More...

    avatar mimiof2wins on July 17, 2014

    I would recommend Dr. Boone for anyone considering weight loss surgery. He is very informative and willing to take time with you to answer all questions. His office staff is great too.

    avatar mary2013 on May 13, 2013

    DrBoon is agreat person and very informative and have a great staff who very helpful with my questions regarding steps to be taken regarding surgery through insurance and classes and labs needed. I am a week out of surgery and have had just 2 days More...

  • Location
    Fresno, CA 93720
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