Lap Band Surgery at Advanced Bariatric Centers in Fresno, CA
Advanced Bariatric Centers of Fresno, CA, is a Bariatric Center of Excellence providing laparoscopic bariatric surgery to residents of California. Started in 1999, the center has helped lead over 5,000 patients down the path to a healthier lifestyle through lap band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric placation and revisional bariatric surgeries.
As a center that specializes in the treatment of over 600 morbidly obese patients a year, Advanced Bariatric Centers of Fresno generally can schedule patients for surgery within a mere month of approval. The center offers full-service bariatric care, from pre-op consultations to follow-up care with a dietician and fitness practioner.
Dr. Edward L. Felix, MD, FACS
A graduate of the University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago, medical director Dr. Felix set up a private surgical practice in Fresno in 1980. The same year, he became the first surgeon in central California to perform advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques. Building on his pioneering techniques, he developed an advanced laparoscopic center specializing in minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Felix has performed over 8,000 laparoscopic operations and over 25,000 gastric bypasses. He has become an internationally known expert in laparoscopic surgery, lecturing and instructing surgeons on four different continents.
All patients having surgery must attend an educational seminar prior to scheduling an appointment. These free educational seminars are also open to the public and are held every Tuesday at 7060 N Recreation at 2:00 PM.
Contact the center via email at email@example.com visit them online at obesitysurgery.homestead.com. To speak with a center representative, potential patients can call 559-299-9105 or toll free 888-554-8446. Download an informational booklet from the center.