Lap Band Surgery at Bariatric Surgical Associates in Tulsa, OK
Bariatric Surgical Associates in Tulsa, OK, offers many different surgical weight-loss options for patients searching for a healthier lifestyle. Options include lap banding, laparoscopic roux-en-Y gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, conversion, and revision surgery. The center provides thorough pre-surgical testing, including a GI evaluation to test for underlying gastric disorders, a psychological evaluation, and a sleep study to ensure patients will be successful after undergoing surgery.
Dr. Luis V. Gorospe
Dr. Gorospe attended Medical School at Manila Central University and completed a surgical internship with Hillcrest Medical Center. After a residency with Oklahoma University – Tulsa Medical College, Dr. Gorospe began private practice in Tulsa. Dr. Gorospe also holds teaching positions as clinical assistant professor of general surgery at Oklahoma University – Tulsa Medical School and Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
His many clinical achievements include the following: Dr. Gorospe was the first to perform laparoscopic colon resection in Tulsa; the first to perform laparoscopic extra-peritoneal balloon hernia repair in Oklahoma; the first to perform hand-assisted laparoscopic colon resection in Tulsa; and the first to perform laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in Oklahoma. He is certified to perform ABBI and mammotome breast biopsy and has performed a large number of laparoscopic fundoplications (Toupet and Nissen) for control of gastroesophogeal reflux disease. Dr. Gorospe is experienced in intra-abdominal adhesions (take down of scar tissue inside of the abdominal cavity using laparoscopic technique) and is the first doctor from Oklahoma to be a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons. He also serves as an alternate delegate to the American Medical Association.
Contact the center toll-free at 877-268-7498 or visit them online at centerforsurgicalweightloss.com for more information.
Lap Band Surgery at WeightWise in Tulsa, OK
WeightWise bariatric surgery center of Tulsa, OK, focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to weight-loss surgery that incorporates four components for the highest level of long-term success with weight loss. The center prides itself on keeping its focus on patient education, medical evaluation before surgery, state-of-the-art minimally-invasive bariatric surgery, and long-term follow-up and support. All four components overlap within a multidisciplinary team of experts in bariatric medicine, nutrition, exercise, clinical psychology and bariatric surgery. This is why WeightWise has had a 0% death rate since opening its doors in 2006 as well as a complication rate well below national averages.
Dr. Toby Broussard
Dr. Broussard earned his MD from Louisiana State University Medical Center. After completing his surgical residency, he moved back to Louisiana and began a well-rounded private practice that he managed for 13 years. During Dr. Broussard’s residency at Carraway Methodist Medical Center, he was exposed to bariatric surgery and continued to develop a strong interest in it while operating his private practice. Eventually, Dr. Broussard made the decision to devote most of his time to bariatric surgery. Dr. Broussard is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons and diplomate of the American Board of Surgery. His professional memberships include the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons, the Carraway Surgical Society, the Gulf Coast Vascular Society, the Southeastern Surgical Congress, the Louisiana Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the St. Landry Parish Medical Society, and the Louisiana State Medical Society.
Join Dr. Broussard and the staff at WeightWise on your journey to weight loss at weightwise.com. Call 405-359-2473 for more information. WeightWise is located at 1800 S. Renaissance Blvd, Second Floor, Edmond, OK 73013.