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What Is Bariatric Surgery? - Dr. Gonzalez (VIDEO)

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Dr. Gonzalez introduces himself and explains bariatric surgery.

Dr. Gonzalez:
I am Dr. Anthony Gonzalez. I am a general and bariatric surgeon. I have been in practice for over 10 years. I practice at Baptist Hospital of Miami as well as South Miami Hospital. My areas of interest are bariatric surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

As you know, bariatric surgery is surgery having to do with the overweight, obese individuals, and laparoscopic surgery is minimally invasive surgery. It’s doing all types of surgery through small little cuts. That would be hernias, gall bladders, colons, stomachs, all removed through small little incisions.

Well, bariatric surgery is a field of surgery having to do with the treatment of the morbidly obese, treating the obesity and treating the comorbid medical problems that the obese will develop.

About Dr. Gonzalez, M.D.:
Anthony Gonzalez, M.D., is a general and bariatric surgeon at the Baptist Hospital of Miami and South Miami Hospital. He has been practicing medicine for more than 10 years and focuses his interest on bariatric surgery and laparoscopic surgery.

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