CBSI Has a New Parker Adventist Hospital Location

We finally have moved our office from Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center to Parker Adventist Hospital. It has been quite a process which all began in January with me doing all robotic bariatric procedures (sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass) at...

2016’s Hottest Topics Concerning Obesity

To celebrate the New Year, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) compiled some of the biggest stories about obesity from 2016. Obesity continued to be a hot topic this past year, with articles highlighting (1) the discovery of the...

If Your Lap-band Fails, then What?

I’ve been getting many questions about a resolution for patients who are having poor results with their Lap-band. As I’ve said before, if you have a Lap-band and have had good results with weight loss, keep using it for weight control. But if you have had...

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...