About West Florida Weight Loss
West Florida Weight Loss is a division of Surgical Associates of West Florida. Surgical Associates of West Florida is a group of 6 Board-Certified surgeons who specialize in general, vascular, thoracic, colorectal, and breast surgery as well as surgical oncology. We encourage you to ask questions about your care.
West Florida Weight Loss knows that making a decision for surgery is never easy. When that choice becomes a life-changing event, like the decision for Gastric Bypass, the more information available to help you make the decision, the more likely you will have a positive outcome. Because of the substantial effort, both mental and physical required on your part to achieve success, your decision should be made only after careful thought and discussion with your family, your own family physicians and if possible, with other patients who have had this operation.
This site (http://www.WestFloridaWeightLoss.com) is designed to help provide information and start that process.
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Dr. Theodore Small is a board-certified general surgeon with a special interest in teaching and performing bariatric and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He is the Medical Director of the Morton Plant Mease Bariatric Center, Surgical Director of the Mease Heartburn Center and also is a consultant surgeon for Ethicon Endo Surgery and Bard-Davol, acting as a course director for advanced laparoscopic surgery programs, as well as instructing surgeons from across the country on the newest techniques.
Medical And Surgical Training: Medical University of South CarolinaSpartanburg Regional Medical Center - Internship and Residency
Additional Training: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - LAP-BAND® training and Cleveland Clinic - sleeve gastrectomy training
Weight Loss Surgery Procedures Performed: Adjustable gastric banding, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and revisional bariatric surgery
Procedures Performed At: Mease Dunedin Hospital
Memberships: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Diplomat-American Board of Surgery
1840 Mease Drive, Suite 301
Safety Harbor, Florida 34695
Telephone: (727) 712-3233
Facsimile: (727) 712-1853
Michele Tindel, CPC—Practice Manager
Pamela Taylor—Office Manager
Patty Tutor—Bariatric Coordinator
E-MAIL US AT: Info@WestFloridaWeightLoss.com
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