Carlos Galvani, MD, General Surgery, Houston, TX, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center


General Surgery Houston, TX

Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine. Houston, TX

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  • I am the Chief of Bariatric Surgery with the Baylor St. Luke's Weight Loss and Metabolic Center in Houston, Texas.

    I relocated to Houston in July of 2017 to assume my current role. I have more than 15 years of experience in minimally invasive surgery, with special interest in:
    > Robotic surgery
    > Surgical treatment of obesity-related diseases (Diabetes)
    > Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
    > Hiatal hernia
    > Achalasia of the esophagus
    > Surgical treatment of gastroparesis
    > Solid organ surgery
    > Esophageal cancer
    > Abdominal wall hernias.

    I am fluent in both Spanish and English.

    I am a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. I am a proud founding member of the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association and also serve on the editorial board for the Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques.
  • When to consider weight loss surgery

    A lot of people have this idea that weight loss surgery has to be a final option to lose weight but when Madison Wilner wanted it and her insurance told her she

    Dr. Carlos Galvani - Mini Bariatric Seminar

    Uploaded by CHI St. Luke's Health on 2018-05-31.

    Dr. Carlos Galvani - Bariatric Program Overview

    Uploaded by CHI St. Luke's Health on 2018-05-31.

Education & Training

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at ChicagoFellowship, Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Surgery/Robotic Surgery, 2004 - 2006
  • University of California at San Francisco
    University of California at San FranciscoPost-Doctoral Fellowship, GI Motility/ Bariatrics, 2002 - 2004
  • Universidad Nacional de Cordoba
    Universidad Nacional de CordobaClass of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2020 - 2021
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2017 - 2020
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2009 - 2021
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2004 - 2017

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Other Languages

  • Spanish

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