Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS, Biology, Colorado State University, 1984
Medical: MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1990
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: General Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, 1991
Residency: General Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, 1995
Clinical, Surgical Oncology, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1996
Research, Surgical Oncology, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1998
Treatments offered at McCarty Weight Loss Center
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Is it possible to convert to liproscopic Gastric Sleeve after Lapband with Plication; at a Center of Excellence? (Photo)
Yes, it is possible to convert a lapband with plication to a Gastric Sleeve. In fact, we do this all the time. There is a slightly higher risk due to... READ MORE
Thank you for your question! From the information that you provided, you could be a candidate for a gastric sleeve or mini-sleeve. Insurance requires... READ MORE
37 year old female, 5'8" tall, 245lbs, and I have Crohn's. I want to do the sleeve. Can I consider doing it?
Thank you for your question! Crohn's Disease is not a contraindication for the gastric sleeve so you could be a candidate for the gastric sleeve. Just... READ MORE
I'm 19, 5'5", 250lbs. I have asthma and a family history of heart disease and diabetes. Am I a candidate for the gastric sleeve?
Hello, thank you for your question!From the information you provided, you could be considered a candidate for a gastric sleeve. Your BMI is 41.6 and... READ MORE
12-18 months after surgery is considered an acceptable time-frame to wait before attempting to become pregnant. In terms of gastric bypass, pregnancy... READ MORE
The 21 lb weight loss is very normal. It is very normal to have a significant weight loss upront. However, it will slow down after a few weeks. We... READ MORE
Thank you for your question! Blistering after laser tattoo removal is fairly common in areas that require higher laser settings. The difference from... READ MORE
Hello, thank you for your question! Yes, you can absolutely still receive bariatric surgery. Even patients with Crohn's disease can receive gastric... READ MORE
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