Summary Dr. Ferrari received his medical degree from the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba in Cordoba, Argentina. In 1975, he came to the United States to complete his surgical training and residency in general surgery. He moved to Houston in 1983, and one year later, in 1984, he went into private practice.
Dr. Ferrari is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He has extensive experience in both laparoscopic and bariatric (obesity) surgery. He has been performing laparoscopic surgery since 1987 and bariatric surgery since 1995 and has performed over 2,000 laparoscopic bariatric cases. In addition, he has educated and trained several of the bariatric surgeons in the Houston area.
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stric Bypass is the most commonly performed weight loss surgery in the United States. It involves the complete partition of the stomach, creating small pouch, which is connected to the small bowel through a tiny orifice. All of the stomach and about 2-3 feet of the intestines is completely bypassed (see diagram). The Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass is the most commonly performed weight loss surgery in the United States. It involves the complete partition of the stomach, creating small pouch, which is connected to the small bowel through a tiny orifice. All of the stomach and about 2-3 feet of the intestines is completely bypassed (see diagram). The procedure is excellent for patients with diabetes. The RNY is associated with malabsorption of certain nutrients such as iron, calcium and B12. Without prior proper supplementation these nutrients may become deficient.
Although the gastric sleeve is a restrictive procedure in the United States for its safety, lack of significant complications and steady weight loss. The operation involves removing a large part of the stomach that resembles a long tube (gasatric sleeve). Recent studies show that there is also a metabolic effect significant enough to help diabetic patients. Side effects include gastroesophageal reflux. This is an effective procedure for all patients with exception of those who already suffer with gastroesophageal reflux.
The Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BP-DS) is a restrictive and malabsorptive, and metabolic surgery. Therefore, it restricts food intake and reduces calorie absorption. The first part of the operation involves removing a large part of the stomach, leaving behind a smaller stomach that resembles a long tube (gastric sleeve) and re-routing of the small bowels to create a condition where fat is not absorbed. Side effects include multiple bowel movements daily and malabsorptive deficiencies that must be closely monitored postoperatively. It is an effective surgery for patents with diabetes and lipid abnormalities. In the second part of the operation, the small intestine is divided and reconnected farther down the digestive tract. The estimated weight loss for this procedure is 85 to 90% of excess weight.
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