AIBL Austin Bariatric Surgeon and Team

We have developed a comprehensive team of experienced professionals that are highly motivated to provide comprehensive care to the patient in a compassionate atmosphere appropriate to every patient. We continue to evolve in response to the changing needs and new challenges.

Bariatric Surgeon Austin Texas Dr. Ganta



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.

About Austin Institute of Bariatrics and Laparoscopy (AIBL)

AIBL is a comprehensive surgical weight loss clinic in Austin TX specializing in Bariatric or Weight Loss Surgery in Texas. AIBL serves Central Texas and South Texas areas including Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Georgetown, Temple, Killeen, Burnet, Waco, San Marcos, Kyle, San Antonio, Victoria and Corpus Christi.

Dr Ganta, an Austin bariatric surgeon, performs laparoscopic bariatric surgery including lap band surgery or Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB), Gastric bypass (RNY), Duodenal switch (DS), Sleeve gastrectomy or Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) or Gastric sleeve, Stomaphyx and other revisions for failed weight loss surgery such as non adjustable gastric banding, Lap-band and older versions of gastric bypass surgery.

AIBL in Austin offers excellent value and financing options to all weight loss surgery cash pay patients in particular for Lap band, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Stomaphyx procedures. AIBL also offers several diabetes surgery options for type 2 diabetes along with Morbid obesity or Severe Obesity.