Lap Band Surgery at TMC Weight Loss Center of Tucson, AZ
Tucson Medical Center Weight Loss Center of Tucson, AZ, offers three different weight-loss programs. Aside from gastric laparoscopic procedures, including the lap band system, TMC also offers dietician and medical weight-loss services, such as appetite suppressants.
Dr. Monte J. Schwartz, MD, FACS
Medical Director Dr. Schwartz graduated from the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and has chosen a career specializing in adjustable gastric band surgery. Dr. Schwartz has performed over 1,000 gastric band surgeries in Arizona. He also serves as a proctor and clinical instructor for the Lap-Band procedure.
The team at TMC Weight Loss Center believes that focusing on weight loss for patients suffering from obesity is the safest, most effective method for health improvement. Dr. Schwartz and his team members assert that the majority of patients will see a reduction in the occurrence of weight-related diseases and complications, such as diabetes.
TMC Weight Loss Center of Tucson is located at 6226 East Pima Street, Tucson, AZ 85712-7002. Visit them online at tmcaz.com or call 520-320-1200.
Southwest General & Bariatric Surgery PC of Tucson, AZ
Prescribing to the philosophy that one weight loss surgery does not fit every patient, Dr. Monash and the team at the Southwest General & Bariatric Surgery offer different weight loss options. Preliminary visits will evaluate a patient’s medical background, weight loss goals, and personal preferences to choose a coordinating surgical procedure. Surgical procedures offered through the Southwest General & Bariatric Surgery center include laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, utilizing the Lap-Band® and Realize Band® systems, laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.
Dr. Jeffery A. Monash, MD
According to Medical Director Dr. Jeffery A. Monash, “Bariatric surgery is about patients living healthier, living happier, and living longer.” Dr. Monash received his education atWayne State School of Medicine in Detroit and completed a surgical training through a fellowship in advanced laparoendoscopic general and bariatric surgery at the University of California, Davis Institute. Dr. Monash performs a variety of general and laparoscopic procedures. The practice accepts most major insurance plans and is currently accepting new patients.
Visit Southwest General & Bariatric Surgery PC of Tucson at 1845 W. Orange Grove Road, Suite 115, Tucson, AZ 85704. Call them at 520-319-6000 or log on to the center’s website at drmonash.com.