Doral Health and Wellness Bariatric Center

Bariatric surgery, also known as weight loss surgery, is currently the only proven, long-term, effective tool to manage obesity. When diet and exercise have failed, obese patients may consider bariatric surgery to lose weight and improve or resolve many of the diseases associated with morbid obesity. Indeed, the primary purpose of bariatric surgery is to improve conditions such as type-2 diabetes, sleep apnea, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure, with a great resulting side-effect/ benefit being weight loss.

At Doral Health & Wellness Bariatric Center, our procedures are performed in a laparoscopic or minimally invasive manner unless the patient is not a suitable candidate due to a medical condition or previous abdominal surgery in the area.

Meet Our Doctor

Dr. Sergey Terushkin

Surgery

Dr. Sergey Terushkin is a board-certified general and bariatric surgeon. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine, and he completed his residency training in General Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. 

He specializes in Invasive bariatric surgery, and he combines advanced surgical techniques with sensitive care. He makes sure to customize the treatment plans according to the specific needs of each of his patients. His patients at Doral Health and Wellness can expect amazing outcomes using advanced procedures with major benefits, including low risk, minimal pain, and quick recovery.

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Services

Explore the comprehensive bariatric offerings available at Doral Health & Wellness Bariatric Services. Providers at our Bariatric Center perform four major proven bariatric surgeries.

Popular and straightforward procedure removing 70% of the stomach, leading to potential weight loss of 25-30%. Micro laparoscopic techniques make the operation nearly scarless.
Complex and effective, cuts away 80% of the stomach, creating a small pouch and bypassing part of the small intestine. Weight loss potential: 25-35%. Particularly beneficial for type-2 diabetes and GORD. Micro laparoscopic techniques for minimal scarring.
Least invasive procedure, involves placing an adjustable band around the top of the stomach. Allows weight loss of up to 20-25%. Adjustable and removable without permanent alterations to the stomach.
Single Anastomosis or Omega Loop gastric bypass. Combines food restriction and malabsorption for weight loss. Focuses on altering gut hormones involved in appetite control.

Check Out What Patients Are Saying​

I always have a good experience at this Doral medical office. The staff are always extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. I especially appreciate that they have a large TV in their waiting room, as well as a large glass enclosure with beautiful birds.

Fergus O'Daly

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