Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery

Is it Safe to Have Weight Loss Surgery?

Dr. Brian T. Chin
July 1, 2020
Is it Safe to Have Weight Loss Surgery?

Commonly asked questions for a Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Brian Chin.

Dr. Brian Chin practices advanced laparoscopic, bariatric, and general surgery at BASS Medical Group’s Walnut Creek and Brentwood offices.

Dr. Chin earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School, then returned to California for his surgery residency at the University of California at San Diego, where he won the Department of Medicine’s Halasz Award for surgical consultation and the Department of Surgery’s Chairman’s Prize for teaching and service excellence. Additionally, he served as administrative chief resident.

Following residency, Dr. Chin completed a fellowship in bariatric and advanced laparoscopic surgery at the University of California at San Francisco, working alongside world-renowned leaders at the forefront of laparoscopic surgery.

Read his full bio here

Video Transcript

Is weight loss surgery safe? Weight loss surgery has become very safe over the past 20 years, particularly with the advancements in minimally invasive surgical techniques. The risk of complications today, after weight loss surgery is very low, and the risk of death is almost unheard of today. I'm Dr. Brian Chin, thanks for listening. If you would like to learn more about me or Bass Medical Group, please visit us online at bassmedicalgroup.com or check us out on YouTube.

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