Weight Loss Surgery
We change lives. Dr. Ganta created a team of experienced weight loss professionals that respect and guide patients on their exciting journey to a healthier weight by becoming a part of that journey through information, compassion, and our own excitement about the changes we see in our patients. We have a huge responsibility because we change lives.
About Sashidhar V. Ganta, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Ganta changes lives. As one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in the Austin, Texas metro area, Dr. Ganta brought his world-class skills and recognized expertise in Weight Loss Surgery to Austin, Texas in 2006 in order to create a practice founded on respect and demonstrating a commitment to improving the quality of his patients lives.
Dr. Ganta has been enabling his patients to live more healthy lives since 2001, when he began performing life-altering bariatric surgeries: RNY Gastric Bypass, Single Incision Lap-band, Single Incision Gastric Sleeve, Duodenal switch, BPD and Revisions.
Dr. Gantas commitment to excellence did not start in Austin. His surgical training began in India and continued in England, Scotland, and the United States. Dr. Ganta completed his surgical residency in New York at New York Medical College. He did a fellowship at Yale University in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery. At Yale his mastery of advanced laparoscopy and laparoscopic suturing was recognized when he was asked to teach other surgeons this hard to master skill.
Still Setting the Bar for Excellence
Dr. Ganta continues to set the bar for bariatric surgery. On September 9, 2008, Dr. performed the first trans-umbilical LAP-BAND weight loss surgery in the state of Texas. The result of this surgery was a successful banding with no visible scar. Now Dr. Ganta routinely performs Single Incision Gastric Sleeve and Lap band procedures with no visible scar.
Dr. Gantas expertise attracts patients from all over the United States and abroad seeking his Weight Loss Surgery services.
Dr. Gantas AIBL Practice
In 2006 Dr. Ganta founded AIBL (Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy) to continue his dream of developing a center for comprehensive bariatric care. Dr. Ganta believes in treating his patients with respect, and he demonstrates this respect through the amount of time he spends answering questions, providing support, and fostering a weight loss community for navigating the life-altering journey many of his patients are on.
For More Information
To make an appointment with Dr. Ganta and find if bariatric surgery is the right answer for you call his office at (512) 257-2425 or visit austinbariatric.com.