Dr. Amit Garg is one of the best Bariatric Surgeon in Mohali, Punjab with an experience of 6 years in this field. Dr. Amit Garg is currently attached to Fortis Hospital at Mohali, Punjab. Dr Amit Garg completed his MBBS from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Belgaum. Dr. Amit Garg pursued MS in Surgery from Bhartividyapeeth Medical College, Pune. Dr Amit Garg was interested in Laparoscopy from the beginning of his residency. After learning basic laparoscopy at Sidhu Hospital Doraha, he went on to do Super-speciality fellowship (FMAMBS) in Minimal Access Surgery under Dr. P. Chowbey, Delhi. After being extensively trained in this field, he chose to further specialize in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Dr. Amit Garg went to Taiwan and trained under under the guidance of Dr. CK Huang and in his Centre of Excellence.
Fortis Hospital Mohali , Punjab
Worked at Johal Hospital, Jalandhar; Government Medical College, Sector 32 at Chandigarh, Garg Hospital, Bagha Purana, Sidhu Hospital, Doraha, Fellowship in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery at Max Delhi, Laser-Indore and at headquarters of IEF at E-Da Hospital, Taiwan under Dr C. K. Huang for 8 months
Member SELSI, Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
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Bariatric surgery is a surgical procedure performed to cause weight loss by restricting the amount of food the stomach can accommodate. It is carried out with an aim to cause malabsorption of nutrients and gastric restriction. A bariatric doctor is a physician who performs bariatric procedures and helps his or her patients to cope with obesity.
Bariatric surgeons treat patients whose body mass index is 30 or higher. Bariatric doctors often treat obese patients with diet, nutrition, behavioral therapy, exercise, appropriate medications, surgery or any combination of these methods.
Bariatric surgery is performed to treat obesity, but it can also treat several other diseases such as: