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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What do I suggest for someone thinking about weight loss surgery? First and foremost, I recommend patients learn as much as they can about the disease of obesity and about the different treatment options. What we do know from multiple research studies is that surgery offers the most effective means of achieving weight loss and sustaining that weight loss long term, especially compared with simple diet or medications. 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.