Lap Band Surgery at Carolinas Weight Management in Charlotte, NC
The medical weight-loss team at Carolinas Weight Management in Charlotte, NC, includes board-certified physicians trained in bariatric medicine, fellowship-trained surgeons who specialize in laparoscopic surgery, the first nurse in the Charlotte area to be certified in bariatric nursing, psychologists, dietitians, fitness trainers, and insurance specialists.
The team works together to ensure that the “journey to good health” begins and ends with Carolinas Weight Management.
The center offers non-surgical weight-loss options as well as the surgical procedures of gastric banding, gastric sleeve, and gastric bypass.
Dr. Keith S. Gersin
Board-certified surgeon Dr. Keith S. Gersin received his medical degree from the prestigious Georgetown University. He completed his residency at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA, and a fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Gersin is Chief of Bariatric Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center and specializes in laparoscopic bypass and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. His professional associations include the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Dr. Gersin serves on numerous national committees and is published nationally on bariatric surgery.
Find Carolinas Weight Management at 2608 East Seventh St., Charlotte, NC 28204 or online at carolinasweightmanagement.org. Contact them by phone at 704-355-9484.
Lap Band Surgery at Southeast Bariatrics in Charlotte, NC
Southeast Bariatrics in Charlotte, NC, specializes in the comprehensive treatment of obesity with a patient-centered, team-oriented approach to solving weight-loss problems. The center offers the following surgical weight-loss options: the lap band, incisionless Rose procedure, laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy, bilopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch, and roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Dr. David Voellinger
President and Medical Director Dr. Voellinger is a board-certified surgeon who established Southeast Bariatrics in November 2005 after practicing general surgery for three years with Charlotte Surgical Group. He specializes exclusively in bariatric-related surgeries, including gastric bypass, biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, incisionless/endoscopic surgery, and revisions of previously failed previous bariatric procedures. Dr. Voellinger’s clinical research was published by Obesity Surgery in 2002. As an individual who has struggled personally with weight loss, Dr. Voellinger prides himself on relating to his patients and triumphing with them as they reach weight-loss goals.
Find Southeast Bariatrics at 2300 Randolph Rd., Suite A, Charlotte, NC 28207. Visit them online at southeastbariatrics.com, call toll-free at 877-347-4143, or listen to a variety of podcasts for more information.