Bariatric Surgeon Austin Texas
Sashidhar V. Ganta, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Ganta, one of the most experienced Bariatric Surgeons in Austin, Texas has been performing bariatric surgery since 2001 and has extensive experience in Advanced Laparoscopic surgery. He has performed RNY Gastric Bypass, Lap-band, Gastric Sleeve, Duodenal switch, BPD, Stomaphyx and Revisions and with the laparoscopic approach.
On his path to becoming a leading Austin bariatric surgeon, Dr. Ganta completed his education including medical school in India. An outstanding performer throughout his career, was awarded the "Best student of the class" in Medical school and won seven Gold medals including Biochemistry, Physiology and Pathology.
He underwent extensive surgical training in India, England, Scotland and United States. He was awarded "Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England" and "Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland"at a very young age. Subsequently Dr. Ganta completed his surgical residency in New York at New York Medical College one year early because of previous experience and superior performance. He did a fellowship at "Yale University" in advanced laparoscopic Surgery. At Yale he has considerable experience teaching other surgeons advanced laparoscopy and Laparoscopic suturing, a skill that is difficult to master.
Dr. Ganta completed several Bariatric surgery fellowships and was trained at some of the best hospitals and surgeons in the country such as Dr. Alan Wittgrove, Dr Wesley Clark (Carnie Wilson Surgeons) and Vivek Prachand at the University of Chicago.
He won "TOPGUN" in laparoscopic suturing at the American College of Surgeons Meeting in Chicago in the year 2000.
He then moved to Illinois to start and develop a Bariatric Surgery Program and was there till 2005. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery, Member of the Texas Medical Association and a Member of the Travis County Medical Association.
Dr. Ganta has moved to Austin and founded AIBL to continue his dream of developing a center for comprehensive bariatric care.
In his leisure time, he loves to spend time with his loving wife and adorable daughters.