One of the most experienced LAP-BAND surgeons in the nation, Dr. Nirmal Jayaseelan has performed more than 5,000 weight loss operations. Based at Medical City Dallas for the past 10 years, his practice has every resource to care for the most complex bariatric patient. Dr. Jay readily accepts complex bariatric consults from all over the world, including Mexico, Nigeria, and Barbados. He is long established in bariatrics and has been voted best bariatric surgeon in Dallas by D Magazine 2005-2011.
Laparoscopic weight loss surgery in experienced hands offers the patient many benefits while keeping the risks very low. Dr. Jayaseelan has a single peri-operative mortality rate in more than 3,500 non-revisional cases. He has operated on patients ranging in age from 11 to 79, some who weighed more than 750 pounds.
Patients also benefit from Dr. Jay’s insistence upon patient compliance through numerous follow-up visits, support groups, and other post-operative care opportunities. Follow-up is the key to success with bariatric surgery, and this is where Dr. Jay’s practice excels.
He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Texas Medical Association and Dallas County Medical Society. He is also a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons.