Bariatric Surgery in Victoria & Corpus Christi, Texas
Dr. Craig Chang and his dedicated staff offer medical care with a personal touch. Specializing in laparoscopic surgeries including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, TIF for GERD and general surgery procedures, Dr. Chang and his team are considered leaders in minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Since 2004, Dr. Chang has dedicated himself to providing quality, experienced surgical care to the people of South Texas including Victoria, Corpus Christi. As part of his commitment to patient care and safety, he has completed specialized training in advanced surgical techniques and high tech surgery.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a well-established restrictive and malabsorptive weight loss surgery procedure that involves permanently altering the path of the upper digestive system. Read more
The sleeve gastrectomy is a purely restrictive form of bariatric surgery. It involves reducing the size of the stomach as well as the stomach’s ability to produce certain appetite-inducing hormones. Read More
Many patients desire to be converted from Lap-Band to gastric bypass or sleeve because of reflux or vomiting. Some patients may also have mechanical issues with the Lap-Band. Read More
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How Do You Prevent Weight Regain After Weight Loss Surgery?
December 6, 2019
According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), in the years after weight loss surgery half of patients will regain 5-10% of their excess weight. This typically occurs as patients adapt to their new anatomy and become less strict with changes in diet and lifestyle made after …