Leading bariatric surgeon Dr. Lopez-Corvala, of Hospital Angeles Tijuana, led courses at the recent American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Syndrome Conference in Los Cabos, Mexico.
Online PR News – 16-February-2010 – – CHULA VISTA, CA - Hospital Angeles Tijuana's internationally renowned gastroenterologist surgeon Dr. Juan Lopez-Corvala was a featured lecturer at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Conference on Extreme Bariatric Surgery and Gastric Restriction in Los Cabos, Mexico.
The purpose of the international educational conference for bariatric surgeons is to provide continued education to get the most up-to-date techniques in revisional bariatric surgery and ways to minimize complications of weight loss surgery. Dr. Lopez-Corvala provided instruction on handling band erosion; banding a bypass; outcomes of bands; hiatal hernia and gastric banding; gastric banding adjustment-when and how.
As an early pioneer of LAP-BAND® surgery, Dr. Lopez-Corvala has performed the procedure in more than 100 U.S. hospitals, including the first ever LAP-BAND® procedures performed at the Schools of Medicine for University of Southern California and UCLA. As a surgical proctor for the gastric band procedure he has trained hundreds of U.S., European and Latin American doctors in weight loss surgical procedure.
Additionally Dr. Lopez-Corvala is an International Professor of Bariatric Sugary and has published numerous articles on weight loss surgery in peer reviewed medical journals. Widely regarded as one of the top ten weight loss surgeons in the world, Dr. Lopez-Corvala leads a team of gastroenterologist surgeons at Hospital Angeles Tijuana.
Hospital Angeles Tijuana offers several types of bariatric surgery including Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Band with LAP-BAND® or Realize Band™, Gastric Bypass (RNY) and Intragastric Balloon. With all of the latest procedures available in state-of-the-art hospitals, the surgeons are able to choose the right procedure for each patient to get the best lifetime results and focus attentive and personalized care.
About Angeles Health International:
U.S. based Angeles Health International is the medical travel division of the largest private hospital family in Mexico. It treats more Americans traveling abroad for medical care than any other hospital network in the world. Angeles Health International was created specifically to serve the needs of American patients.