Extensive Surgical Experience. More than 4,000 surgeries performed, including over 1,970 bariatric procedures, over 95 percent of them laparoscopically.
Furthering Knowledge. Published in more than 100 peer-reviewed publications; editors of four textbooks, more than 170 presentations made worldwide.
Highly Qualified Surgeons. Our surgeons are board certified and fellowship trained in laparoscopic surgery. MORE
Leading the Profession of Surgery. Numerous positions held with professional organizations.
Setting Performance Standards Nationally. Our research in performance measurements is being used to inform national bariatric surgery center standards.
Top Level Accreditation and Quality. Accredited at the highest possible level – “Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Qualifications” by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). Ranked among the top centers nationally for bariatric surgery patient outcomes reported to MBSAQIP.
Research and Innovation
Research, Innovation and Surgical Technology Patents. Current research focus: advancing laparoscopic bariatric surgery techniques and outcomes; new technology in surgery and surgical training; emerging bariatric practices, surgical education and simulation; and foregut pathology.
Training Surgical Fellows. Trained and mentored 28 surgical fellows in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery.