Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure used to examine the organs inside the abdomen. It is a low risk, minimally invasive procedure. Only small incisions are made. Laparoscopy allows your doctor to see inside your body in real time, without open surgery. Your doctor also can obtain biopsy samples during this procedure.
Gastrointestinal surgery includes a variety of surgical procedures performed on the organs and conduits of the digestive system. These procedures include the repair, removal, or research on the esophagus, liver, stomach, spleen, pancreas, gallbladder, colon, anus, and rectum.
Obesity / Bariatric / Metabolic Surgery
Obesity is a lifelong, progressive, life threatening condition marked by excess body fat, which can significantly reduce life expectancy. Any person with a BMI of 30 or more is considered obese.