Bariatric Surgery in Victoria, Texas
Dr. Craig Chang and his dedicated staff offer medical care with a personal touch. Specializing in laparoscopic surgeries including gastric bypass, LAP-BAND®, gastric sleeve and general surgery procedures, Dr. Chang and his team are considered leaders in minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Since 2004, Dr. Chang has dedicated himself to providing quality, experienced surgical care to the people of South Texas including Victoria, Corpus Christi. As part of his commitment to patient care and safety, he has completed specialized training in advanced surgical techniques and high tech surgery, and has been named a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The Center of Excellence designation independently verifies that Dr. Chang’s program has excellent results in bariatric surgery, and bestows a great distinction within the field, setting us apart from other practices.
Often called the gold standard in bariatric surgery techniques, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a well-established weight loss surgery procedure that involves permanently altering the path of the upper digestive system. Read more…Watch a video on gastric bypass
The LAP-BAND® System is a popular alternative to the classic gastric bypass surgery, as it restricts the amount of food that can be consumed without making permanent structural changes to the digestive system. Read more…Watch a video on the LAP-BAND® procedure
The sleeve gastrectomy is a relatively new form of restrictive bariatric surgery. It involves reducing the size of the stomach as well as the stomach’s ability to produce certain appetite-inducing hormones. Read more…Watch a video on gastric sleeve procedures