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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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You may have had bariatric surgery after years if not decades of yo-yo dieting – losing a significant amount of weight only to gain it right back – sometimes even reaching higher weight heights than you had before. Weight regain, sadly, is a very normal part of an obese person‘s life. It may also be the case that after bariatric surgery, you saw several months or even a couple years of consistent weight loss allowing you to reach your ultimate body weight goals. When you finally hit that number, it can be a thrilling experience and the culmination of years of hard work and difficult decisions. However, once you hit your goal weight, you’ve only just begun your journey. Staying at your new lower weight requires as much dedication as the weight-loss leading to that point. It is at this point where many patients begin to regain some weight.Learn More