Patient Education – Bariatric & General Surgery
We invite you to explore our comprehensive list of resources and educational materials designed to help educate you about the various medical conditions treated by our Miami, Florida bariatric and general surgery practice. Simply click on a topic below to learn more.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your condition or treatment, please feel free to contact Dr. Whittwell and his surgical staff at (305) 665-0100. To request an appointment, use our secure online appointment request form.
This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation, examination or the medical advice of your doctor. This information should not be relied upon to determine a diagnosis or course of treatment.
BARIATRIC SURGERY A-Z
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Balanced Diet and Nutrition
- Compulsive Overeating
- Da Vinci Robotic Surgery
- Diabetes – Type 2 & Pre-Diabetes
- Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
- Gallbladder Disease/Gallstones
- Gas and Bloating
- Gastric Banding
- GERD (Reflux)
- Heart Attack - Myocardial Infarction (MI)
- Heart Disease
- Hiatal Hernia
- High Blood Pressure - Hypertension (HTN)
- High Cholesterol - Dyslipidemia
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Obesity & Sleep: Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS)
- Sleep Apnea
- Stroke - CVA
- Weight Loss Surgery: An Overview
- Weight Management
Did You Know
Weight loss surgery can be lifesaving for some people who have a lot of weight to lose and need more than different nutritional plan and exercise. Depending on the operation, they often lose 30% to 50% of their extra weight within 6 months.
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This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation or examination or replace the advice of your health care professional and should not be relied upon to determine diagnosis or course of treatment.
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