Medical Expert - Adolfo Fuzz Fernandez, MD

Area of Expertise: Bariatric Surgery
Area of Expertise: Surgery - Laparoscopic
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Adolfo Fuzz Fernandez, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery, General

Fernandez is the medical director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Wake Forest Baptist. He has performed several hundred bariatric surgeries, including a live webcast in 2004. Fernandez has authored numerous papers and has given several presentations on gastric bypass surgery as a treatment of morbid obesity. A Thomas Brown McClelland Trust Scholar while in medical school at Duke, Fernandez was later inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He is listed in Best Doctors in America.


bariatric surgery, gastric bypass surgery, morbid obesity, surgery, laparoscopic surgery


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