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

CarlosGalvaniMD

General Surgery Houston, TX

Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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

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Summary

  • 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

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations