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Dr. Sina Matin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
1056 Texan Trail; Suite Ll10
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Sina Matin is a specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Matin is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Matin include artefill, minimally invasive surgery, and gastric bypass surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Matin's distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors; Golden Scalpel award for best teaching resident University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston; and Resident of the Year by the Student Surgical Society University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston. Dr. Matin (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Italian and Persian. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB). Dr. Matin is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, bariatric revision surgery, laparoscopic gastric banding, weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery)

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Radiesse, ArteFill, Gastric Bypass Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Philip Harold Swanson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Philip Swanson, who practices in Southlake, TX, Grapevine, TX, and Irving, TX, is a medical specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. His areas of expertise include open hernia repair, inguinal hernia repair, and morbid obesity. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Swanson accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Before completing his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Dr. Swanson attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake, and Las Colinas Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-y gastric bypass, laparoscopic weight loss surgery, weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery)

All Interests: Bowel Resection, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Abdominal Problems, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Julio Robert Rivera, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
1056 Texan Trail; Suite 530
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Julio Rivera is a specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. He works in Euless, TX and Grapevine, TX. His clinical interests encompass bariatric revision surgery. Dr. Rivera's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency. Dr. Rivera is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB). He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bariatric revision surgery, weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery)

All Interests: Weight Loss Surgery, Bariatric Revision Surgery

Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
1422 Main Street; Suite 213
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Charlotte Hodges is a specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. She works in Dallas, TX and Southlake, TX. She studied medicine at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Hodges's medical residency was performed at Baylor University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hodges include inguinal hernia, inguinal hernia repair, and upper gastrointestinal (GI) series. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hodges's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, duodenal switch, Roux-en-y gastric bypass, laparoscopic duodenal switch, laparoscopic weight loss surgery, bariatric revision surgery, weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery)

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Incisional Hernia, Roux-En-y Gastric Bypass, Hernia Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bridget K Holden, MD
Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
5204 Colleyville Boulevard
Colleyville, TX
 

Dr. Bridget Holden works as a bariatric surgeon in Trophy Club, TX and Colleyville, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Holden include esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), sleeve gastrectomy, and laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Holden is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Holden completed a residency program at Baylor University Medical Center. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Holden is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, duodenal switch, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Weight Loss, Stomach Problems, Duodenal Switch, ... (Read more)

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What is Weight Loss Surgery?

Bariatric or weight-loss surgery is a surgical procedure performed to help significantly obese patients lose weight when more traditional methods, such as dieting and exercise, have not helped. Depending on the type, these surgeries change the gastrointestinal tract to limit how much food can be eaten and also change how food is absorbed by the body. Of the various bariatric surgeries available, the most common is gastric bypass.

By far the most common of the gastric bypass surgeries is called “Roux-en-Y.” During this surgery, part of the stomach and small intestine are detached from the gastrointestinal tract, in order to make the tract smaller. The surgeon divides the stomach into two parts. The working stomach, at the end of the esophagus, is now tiny - only the size of a walnut. This makes patients feel full after eating a small amount of food. Then the small intestine is also divided, and after bypassing a section of the small intestine to reduce food absorption, the intestine is attached to the small stomach pouch. The patient now has a working stomach and intestine like before, only much smaller.

Because gastric bypass is used to treat extreme obesity, it can reduce the risk of some of the problems associated with obesity. Gastric bypass can help treat or reduce the risk for such conditions as heart disease, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and type 2 diabetes. However, it is a major surgery and also carries risks itself. Any surgery can lead to infection, bleeding, or blood clots, and weight loss surgery in particular carries risks of leaks in the gastrointestinal system, malnutrition, bowel obstructions, and vomiting.

Typically patients are considered candidates for gastric bypass surgery if they have a BMI greater than 40, or sometimes if they have a BMI between 35 and 40 but are suffering from obesity-related illnesses such as diabetes. The outlook is generally good, with most patients losing between 50-75% of their excess weight in 1-2 years. However, patients must follow strict diet guidelines so that the stomach can heal, starting with no food at all, then followed by a liquid diet for some time. For many severely obese patients who have tried strict diets before without success, gastric bypass surgery is the tool that allows them to finally achieve their weight loss and health goals.
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