Dr. Shyam Dahiya describes why he likes to work with bariatric patients and shares how long he has been involved in this field.
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In one single it where so far it’s been wonderful. My patients extremely happy, it’s a life changing experience for them, some of them all who was take it like you know, that’s my birthday and they go celebrate it at the anniversary they—hey, you know this is my anniversary and look at it and wonder you where am I I'm 100 pounds lighter or I'm 150 pounds lighter. So I think it’s great. This wonderful experience sort of started in the year 2000. What led me into Bariatric was to some extend the technology before that we use to do the cases with the big long incision, now this is the age of laparoscopy so I started in year 2000 the first time that we knew that laparoscopically is being done. So it’s been nine years and in nine years I have donate rare open so to speak case all of them are laparoscopically done. And maybe in the whole nine years there is probably about one year open. Probably close to 1500 cases that are done in that nine years so I think that’s a pretty done good experience.