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The team at VIPSurg, including Dr. Shawn Tsuda and Dr. Heidi Ryan are dedicated to improving the health of our patients with the highest in bariatric and abdominal surgical care.Watch Our Bariatric Seminar!
Drs. Tsuda and Ryan specialize in minimally invasive and robotically assisted surgical techniques including bariatric surgery (gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy), and general surgery including foregut surgery, hernia repairs, gallbladder surgery, GERD surgery, endoscopy other procedures to treat abdominal diseases.Meet Dr. Tsuda Meet Dr. Ryan
Currently the only long-term solution to obesity and its many related diseases, bariatric (weight loss) surgery has never been more effective or safer than it is today.Learn More
With millions of Americans suffering from poorly controlled chronic acid reflux, we have effective minimlly invasive surgical procedures to cure GERD once and for all.Learn More
From hernia repair to gallbladder removal, our doctors are highly experienced in general surgery procedures using advanced laparoscopic and robotic techniques.Learn More
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An article published in the journal Diabetologia in April of this year (Cariou, et al.) showed that of patients with diabetes who were hospitalized with the novel Sars-Cov-2 virus, obesity was associated with worse outcomes. In fact, BMI was the only independent factor that was associated with higher rates of being intubated and/or death within 7 days.Learn More