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.
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How do you keep the weight off after weight loss surgery? One of the most important things we teach patients about weight loss surgery is that surgery is not a cure for obesity, but is a tool to help patients achieve and sustain long term weight loss. In that regard, patients who eat healthy and exercise regularly after weight loss surgery have no trouble keeping their weight off longterm. 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.