Common Specialties of a General Surgeon

General Surgeon

Given the wide-ranging skills and capabilities of a general surgeon, many people are unsure about their specialities. Most often, the word ‘general’ gives patients an impression of the surgeon being not sufficiently qualified to perform surgeries involving high complexity. When patients encounter a medical problem that is related to a certain organ or body part […]

5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Undergoing Surgery

Whether you are undergoing a minimally invasive or a traditional, open surgery, learning everything about the procedure, risks involved, and postop care is important before going under the knife. If you are experiencing any symptoms that have not shown improved after nonsurgical treatments, consult the general surgeons at DFW Bariatrics and General Surgery. While at […]

Life after Anti-Reflux Surgery: What to Expect


Anti-reflux surgery, is a surgical procedure performed to treat hiatal hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease – GERD – typically prescribed when medical therapy and antireflux medication fail to provide relief. Alternatively, many patients pursue antireflux surgery when they have concens about staying on medications long-term. Patients typically undergo Nissen Fundplication or LINX (sometimes called magnetic […]