Advanced Laparoscopic Surgical Associates

Bariatric Surgeon in Lahore

Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgery is a safe and very effective way of losing weight. Bariatric surgery in Pakistan hasn’t been acknowledged yet because people are not aware of its wide-ranging benefits like treating diabetes, high blood pressure, infertility issues, heart issues, and joint pain.

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Bariatric surgery is a safe way to improve and resolve obesity-related health issues. It is performed at ALSA by our highly expert surgeon.

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Laparoscopic and bariatric surgery

Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures

Introduction To

Dr. Tahir Yunus

Dr. Tahir Yunus MBBS DABS FACS FASMBS is a Consultant surgeon for Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery. He has more than 10 years of experience and has performed over 3000 surgeries. He graduated from King Edward University, Lahore, and trained at the William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan where he completed the American Board of Surgery
certification (DABS). He pursued advanced sub-specialty training in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, and then completed the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). For 10 years he has worked at the International Medical Center in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as a Consultant in Advanced Laparoscopic
and Bariatric Surgery. He was the Chairman of Surgery and led a surgical department with over 70 surgeons of all subspecialties. He also served as the Chairman of the Operating Rooms and Director of Surgical Quality where he introduced major surgical quality initiatives to provide patients with the safest and most technologically advanced surgical environment in the region.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS). He has presented at multiple international surgical meetings and is actively
engaged with regional surgical societies in the training of other surgeons. He is an expert bariatric surgeon and master trainer for laparoscopic surgery. He is currently the ‘Vice-Chair’ on the training committee for the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (IFSO) chapter of the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) and actively conducts training seminars at different academic hospitals.

Laparoscopic surgery is done using a camera with tiny holes in the abdomen. As an expert with dedicated specialized training and over 10 years of international experience in laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Yunus is able to perform the majority of abdominal surgeries including complex hernia, gastrointestinal, and cancer surgeries with this technique. Laparoscopic surgery provides:

  • Quick recovery
  • Less scarring
  • Less pain
  • Excellent outcomes

Bariatric or weight loss surgery is a laparoscopic surgery done on the stomach and small intestines that helps reduce the hormones responsible for gaining excess weight. Having excessive weight is called obesity. This is a disease where the excess weight causes other health problems like diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, knee and back pains, sleeping difficulty, shortness of breath on walking, heart problems, and even infertility. Bariatric surgery is a very safe and effective treatment of obesity. It has been proven to:

  • Effectively reduce excess weight
  • Improve health and quality of life
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease and cancers
  • Boost your self-esteem and confidence

Bariatric Surgery

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

The procedure decreases the size of the stomach leading to a reduced appetite, which results in weight loss.

Laparoscopic Roux-Y Gastric Bypass

Laparoscopic Roux-Y Gastric Bypass

This surgery reduces the upper stomach to a small pouch, which reduces the amount of food one eats. The food one eats then bypasses the rest of the stomach to the upper part of the small intestine

Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass

Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass

It is referred to as a one anastomosis gastric bypass, which uses a combination of restriction and malabsorption for weight reduction

Advanced Laparoscopy Procedures

Laparoscopic Antireflux surgery new

Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery

Heartburn is a very harsh, burning sensation in the area in between your ribs or just below the neck. The feeling may radiate through the chest and into the throat and neck.

Laparoscopic Hellers Myotomy

Achalasia is a disorder of the esophagus, which makes it hard to pass the food and water into the stomach. It doesn’t involve larger incisions and hence a minimally invasive procedure.

Laparoscopic Hellers myotomy for achalasia
Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass

Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery

Many surgeons perform this surgery for digestive problems related to GIT such as Crohn’s disease, Colorectal cancer and Diverticulitis.

Laparoscopic Colon Surgery

This surgery is a less invasive procedure used to remove the diseased part of the colon. This surgery involves very less incisions. Mesh or sutures are used in this procedure.

laparoscopic colon surgery
Laparoscopic Abdominal Hernia Repairs

Laparoscopic Abdominal Hernia Repairs

This surgery referred to treat the openings in the abdominal wall using incisions, laparoscopes to support the abdominal wall. Mesh and sutures are inserted in this surgery.

Laparoscopic Groin or Inguinal Hernia Repairs

This surgery is referred to as recurring treat hernia and bilateral inguinal hernia. Mesh is inserted over defect for strengthening belly wall.

causes of Inguinal Hernia
Laparoscopic Splenectomy

Laparoscopic Splenectomy

In this surgery, firstly, a camera is inserted, making a small incision in your body to view your spleen, and then the malfunctioning spleen is removed using tools from your body.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

This surgery referred to make small incisions in your body instead of big incision, and then a tube having a camera is inserted to view your gall bladder, and later it is removed.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

This surgery is referred to remove adrenal glands by making tiny incisions in the body. This surgery is usually used in tumor formation on adrenal glands.

Laparoscopic Appendectomy

This surgery is referred to make small incisions in the body rather than one big incision, and then the appendix is removed through these incisions.

laparoscopic appendectomy

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