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Alejandro Gandsas, MD

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Alejandro Gandsas, MD MBA, FACS
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Alejandro Gandsas, MD, MBA, FACS, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained expert in the field of bariatric weight loss surgery having performed more than 4,000 procedures. He is bilingual in English and Spanish. As the director of the Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery Program at Luminis Health, he leads its development and implementation. Dr. Gandsas is passionate about learning, serving as the director of the Residency and Fellowship Programs at Luminis Health. Dr. Gandsas specializes in revisional surgery for weight regain and acid reflux after previous bariatric surgery. He also uses cutting edge technology to perform robotic bariatric surgery.
Dr. Gandsas brings years of experience from large academic medical centers, including Johns Hopkins, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, and Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. He is a leader in the field of bariatric surgery in and out of the operating room having over fifty peer-reviewed manuscripts published, serving as the editor of the Bariatric Times Journal of Surgical Endoscopy, and giving over seventy five lectureships around the world. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and completed his fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.

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Internship - North Oakland Medical Centers/Pontiac General
Residency - North Oakland Medical Centers/Pontiac General
Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Medical School - Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

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American Board of Surgery

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Professor of Surgery, George Washington School of Medicine, Washington, DC

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English, Spanish

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D60748

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2000 Medical Pkwy,
 
Belcher Pavilion, Ste 600,
 
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Assessing the relationship between gastric sleeve specimin volume and post-operative weight loss

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Moneim Mohamed
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Danny Leydorf
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Alex Gandsas
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