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Who Should Perform Robot-Assisted Weight Loss Surgery?

Robotic-assisted weight loss surgery is among the most innovative approaches to performing popular bariatric procedures such as duodenal switch, gastric sleeve, and gastric bypass. The da Vinci® surgical system is a minimally invasive and robotic-assisted method of weight loss surgery that utilizes surgeon-controlled robotic arms to make extremely precise movements with smaller incisions. This makes it possible to undergo surgery with less invasiveness, a lower risk of complications, less downtime, and shorter scars when compared to open surgery. 

While robotic weight loss surgery with da Vinci® can be extremely effective, this is an advanced technique that should only be performed by a well-qualified bariatric surgeon who has exceptional experience. Ideally, doctors who perform robotic-assisted bariatric procedures should be:

Both doctors at our practice have completed prestigious fellowship training in minimally invasive bariatric surgery, and Dr. Bagshahi also has the distinction of being a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS). During a consultation, our team would be happy to tell you more about how robotic weight loss surgery works and determine the best treatment plan to reshape your health and confidence. 

Dr. Hossein Bagshahi and Dr. Laura Lyn Gallagher offer a wide range of weight loss techniques to ensure each patient finds an optimal solution for their unique health goals, medical history, and needs. Reach out to our team to schedule a consultation at our North Dallas office, or for more information about our services.