Lindsey Sharp

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 2 ratings

Lindsey Sharp Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS

Lindsey Sharp Bariatric Surgeon Picture

Since 2008 yr Experience

Since 2005 yr in Bariatrics

Since 2003 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

Since 2005 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

80% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is none


Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

Revision

Roux-en-Y

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy


Peter Ng Profile Pic
Peter Ng
MD, FACS, FASMBS
Dustin M. Bermudez Profile Pic
Dustin M. Bermudez
MD, FACS, FASBMS
Linda Youngwirth Profile Pic
Linda Youngwirth
MD, FASMBS
Afton Carducci Profile Pic
Afton Carducci
MMS, PA-C
Clinton Bolton III Profile Pic
Clinton Bolton III
PhD, LCMHC, LCMHC-S, NCC
Lauren Turik Profile Pic
Lauren Turik
RN, CBN, BARIATRIC NAVIGATOR
Mary Gray Hutchinson Profile Pic
Mary Gray Hutchinson
MPH, RD, LDN
Liz Langston Profile Pic
Liz Langston
MS, RD, LDN, CDCES
Kristen Kistler Profile Pic
Kristen Kistler
MS, RD, LDN
Margaret Roberts Profile Pic
Margaret Roberts
MS, RD, LDN

2 Reviews for Lindsey Sharp
Show reviews by   Sort by Most Helpful | Newest
avatar

2014 was a pivotal year for me as I had reached a weight of 302, diagnosed with Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Sleep Apnea, and other health issues. After trying many diet loss plans to fail at each one. Loosing weight, then when I stopped I gained. I decided to looking into Bariatric Surgery. Researching the different surgeries and then began my search for a practice. After many appointments I found Rex Bariatric and made my first appointment. Other practices seemed rushed trying to get me in and did not feel right. After meeting with Dr Sharp I knew this was the right practice. He discussed my options and how the program works and that we are patients for life. Along with Dr Sharp, Rex Bariatric has a team of providers making this a complete and structured experience. Rex Bariatric is very thorough in their process looking at all aspects of my health and preparedness for the surgery. October 14th 2014 Dr Sharp did my surgery as I had the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. This was the start of a new life and a new me. Post surgery I attended one of their support groups. What amazed me is that Dr Sharp and the other surgeons were there. We are patients for life and 6 years later I feel like a valued patient and know that they are there for me. I successfully lost 120 pounds and with their support and guidance I have been able to maintain a healthy weight rid of my Diabetes, High Blood pressure and sleep apnea. I have a new life and it is due to Dr Sharp and his practice. I have been so great full for Dr Sharp and this practice I decided to become a mentor and share my story and success with others researching this journey. Thank you Dr Sharp.

Sept. 19, 2020

Overall
avatar

I met Dr. Sharp at the lowest point of my life. I was 54 years old, overwhelmed, exhausted, morbidly obese at five foot one well over three hundred pounds. As I got bigger my life got smaller. I never expected the impact that followed after meeting Dr. Sharp because I had given up on myself. My husband was determined that "if they could put a man on the moon, there had to be a doctor that understood obesity." We interviewed two other practices before we went to REX Bariatric Specialists and met Dr. Sharp and his partner Dr. Peter Ng.
Dr. Sharp was different right away. As we sat at our Bariatric Seminar and learned about the disease of Obesity, so many of the situations that I wrestled with daily such as non-stop hunger were explained and I began to feel myself breath. At the end of the surgeons' presentation, they had a patient speak so we could all hear about life after surgery and ask questions. My husband leaned over to me and said " They get you." I was still guarded but we had an early morning appointment with Dr. Sharp the following morning and I knew I would know when we were finished.
The next morning we came back to the practice and I was armed with my notepad and questions. My criteria were: surgeon, support, and education. I needed to know how Dr. Sharp and his practice would commitment to me, what kind of support, for how long and would they educate me over time? Dr. Sharp came in the room, sat down( no laptop) looked me in the eye, and said: " Cathy I want to help you, tell me your story." My husband and I were in that office for a while. No one had asked me any questions in years or looked at me. I walked out of that office with an emotion that I had not felt in so long that I actually didn't know how to explain it at first. HOPE. Dr. Sharp and his staff did everything they told me they would and so much more.
It has now been over eight years and I have experienced a lot of life since my surgery. My world is so different than that morning I walked into Dr. Sharp's office but he is no different. Dr. Sharp is a man of high integrity and always a positive word that lifts my spirits no matter what my situation. I worked very hard with him to lose all of my weight (150+) and I have stumbled but recovered to keep it all off. Having weight loss surgery was the hardest and best decision I have ever made with the help of the best surgeon, a husband that would not give up on me when I did, and the grace of God.

Sept. 14, 2020

Overall
DISCLAIMER
The information on this page is presented as supplied by the indicated members of our community. ObesityHelp.com does not monitor or edit this information.
×