Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery

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(716) 278-4400

We can help you determine if surgery is right for you, and which procedure best suits your specific needs. We will also guide you through the process of preparing for surgery, recovering from surgery, and reshaping your everyday routine to include healthier habits. Our nutritional and exercise programs, counseling and support groups are all vital components of your post-operative success. We'll help you make them part of your new winning lifestyle.

Weight-loss surgery at Niagara Falls Memorial

Types of Bariatric Weight loss Surgeries :

  • Laparoscopic/Robotic Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Laparoscopic/Robotic Bariatric Revisional Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch

 Meet Your Team of Care

Your NFMMC Bariatric Team

Dr. Bala Thatigotla, Dr. Vikram Vattipally & Dr. Dang Tuan Pham

Dr. Bala Thatigotla

Bala Thatigotla, M.D., M.R.C.S. (UK), F.A.C.S., performs general, laparoscopic, robotic and bariatric surgery. He also treats patients with acid reflux, hernias (including complex hernias), and gallbladder issues. Other specialties: Robotic/Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Adjustable Band.

A graduate of Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati, India, he did post-graduate work in General Surgery at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and completed a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery/Bariatric Surgery at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Dr. Bala is board certified in General Surgery by both the American Board of Surgery and The Royal College of Surgeons (UK).

Dr. Vikram Vattipally

Vikram Vattipally, M.D., M.R.C.S. (UK), performs general, laparoscopic, robotic and bariatric surgery. He also treats patients with acid reflux, hernias (including complex hernias), and gallbladder issues.

A graduate of Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India, he completed his fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic/Bariatric Surgery at Penn State University's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Dr. Vattipally is board certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery, The Royal College of Surgeons (UK), and NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Dr. Dang Tuan Pham

Dang Tuan Pham, M.D., F.A.C.S., performs minimally invasive bariatric surgery at Niagara Falls Memorial.  A graduate of University of Paris VI, Pierre et Marie Curie Broussais-Hotel Dieu Faculty of Medicine, Paris (France), he underwent post-graduate training at Baystate Medical Center (Massachusetts), Ste Anne Neurological Center (Paris) and Vernon Regional Hospital (France).

Dr. Pham is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Antonina Napierala, RN, BSN

Noel Fotus, Medical Assistant

William Colosimo, RD, (Registered Dietitian), CDN

Jamie Nalbach, Exercise Physiologist/Fitness Trainer

Rebecca Salada, RN, BSN Exercise Rehabilitation