International Metabolic Bariatric Center
Dr. Ramos Kelly MD, FACS - FASMBS
Dr. Ramos Kelly is a respected and highly experienced bariatric and metabolic surgeon who has been featured internationally. He was born in West Branch, Michigan and served in the U.S. Military before becoming bariatric surgeon. Dr. Ramos Kelly has received his education from top schools including University of Southern California and has experience working in hospitals including the trauma center at the Los Angeles County Hospital.
The Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy – often called the sleeve – is performed by removing approximately 80 percent of the stomach.
The Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass – often called gastric bypass – is considered the ‘gold standard’ of weight loss surgery.
The One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (OAGB), also known as “mini-gastric bypass” was first reported in 2001.
Duodenal switch, one of the most complicated weight loss surgeries, is also known as vertical gastrectomy with duodenal switch, biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch, DS or BPD-DS.
The intragastric balloon, which has been available since the 1980s is designed to provide short–term weight loss therapy.
Where many doctors shied away from treating obese teens, IMBC stepped into the gap and we are now a world leader in weight loss surgeries for adolescents.