Bariatric Surgery

Robotic Bariatric Surgery located in Rancho Mirage, CA

Bariatric Surgery

About Bariatric Surgery

When you need to lose a lot of weight to regain your health, bariatric surgery may be the solution you’re looking for. At Bobby S. Bhasker-Rao MD, Inc., a range of bariatric procedures are available to revitalize your overall wellness. Experienced bariatric surgeon Dr. Bobby uses the advanced daVinci® robotic surgical system to complete minimally invasive bariatric surgeries. Nutritional counseling and other programs are also available to support your postsurgical recovery and weight loss success. Call the Rancho Mirage, California, office today to find out if you’re a candidate for bariatric surgery. 

Bariatric Surgery Q&A

What is bariatric surgery?

Bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, involves procedures to change your digestive system to support safe and consistent weight loss.

The practice provides several types of bariatric surgeries for adults, including:

  • Lap-Band®
  • Duodenal switch
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric bypass

Dr. Bobby uses the latest robotic technologies to perform surgery with a high level of precision. He is one of only 50 surgeons in the nation performing robotic bariatric surgery and believes robotics enhances his ability to do sophisticated maneuvers that support a successful surgery.

In addition to surgery, the practice specializes in comprehensive weight loss programs, including exercise recommendations and nutritional counseling. These programs help you maintain a healthy weight for a lifetime.

When should I consider bariatric surgery?

You might be a candidate for bariatric surgery if you’re unable to lose weight through diet and exercise and are at risk for obesity-related complications like heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.

Because bariatric surgery is a life-altering procedure, you must be committed to making the necessary lifestyle changes after surgery to quality. These changes involve being mindful of the types of foods you eat, practicing portion control, and getting daily physical activity.

The office of Bobby S. Bhasker-Rao MD, Inc. provides the after-care resources you need to achieve a healthy body weight and improve your overall wellness.

What are the benefits of robotic bariatric surgery?

Robotic bariatric surgery involves the use of computer-assisted technologies to make changes to your digestive system.

The practice features the state-of-the-art daVinci® robotic surgery system. This system uses four robotic arms that Dr. Bobby controls throughout the procedure. The technology also has a highly magnified 3D camera that provides a close-up view of the surgical site.

The daVinci robotic technology allows for 360-degree wrist rotation, resulting in better visualization, more precise surgery, and a shorter recovery time for you. Dr. Bobby is highly skilled in various bariatric surgical techniques. He makes the gestures, and the robotic arms translate them into ultra-precise movements to complete your surgery.

Call the office of Bobby S. Bhasker-Rao MD, Inc. to schedule a bariatric surgery consultation.