Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Video

I’ve been asked by several patients considering weight-loss surgery to post some procedure videos. Today, I am putting an example of the Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy on YouTube for all to review. Let’s discuss first. The Sleeve Gastrectomy is the most common...

Robotic Gastric Bypass vs Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy

The most frequent question that I get these days is “which weight-loss operation is the best for me?” While there have been many bariatric procedures that have evolved over time, the Roux-en-y gastric bypass and the gastric sleeve seem to have withstood the test of...

Robotic Bariatric Surgery: Next Advance for CBSI

Last month I talked about how safe weight-loss surgery has become. As equipment and techniques continue to evolve, bariatric surgery has become even more efficient and safe. In my practice, robotic surgery is now making that difference. The use of the robot in surgery...

Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes: Is it Safe?

On several occasions I have blogged about the effectiveness of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) for type II diabetes. In patients recently diagnosed with type II diabetes, having a gastric bypass will put the diabetes into remission 85% of the time. Quite an impressive...