Education & Training
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
UCSF Medical Center
UCSF Medical Center
Laparoscopic Surgery, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, Endocrine Surgery, UCSF Medical Center
Diplomate, American Board of Surgery; Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Obesity Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Weight Management Program
Abdominal surgery, Bariatric surgery, Endocrine surgery, Gastric bypass surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, Hernia surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Minimally invasive surgery
Adrenalectomy, Anti-reflux procedures, Bariatric surgery, Cholecystectomy, Esophagectomy, Esophagomyotomy, Gastroesophageal surgery, Groin and incisional hernia repair, Splenectomy
Minimally invasive surgery for esophageal and gastric tumors; motility disorders (Achalasia); diaphragmatic hernias (hiatal hernia, paraesophageal hernias). 12 years experience of minimally invasive surgical experience of the gastrointestinal tract (obesity, tumors, hernias, motility disorders) and endocrine system (adrenal gland, thyroid, parathyroid).
Running, Skiing and Coaching
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Philosophy of Care
My philosophy is to take the time needed to make sure patients fully understand all of the information about their condition and surgery - I don't believe you should have to navigate it alone. My focus has always been to perform surgery with an excellent result and ongoing support. My goal is to make sure patients know that my commitment to helping them continues throughout their recovery.
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