Thomas Y. Chua, MD, FACS, is medical director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Aurora Sinai Medical Center. He is board certified in general surgery, fellowship-trained in vascular surgery and an academic leader in teaching other surgeons in the field of bariatrics.
Dr. Chua's expertise includes:
- Bariatric procedures, including sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG).
- Minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, including cholecystectomy, colon resection, rectopexy and gastrojejunostomy.
- Lipectomy (tummy/arm/leg tuck) to remove excess skin after weight loss.
Dr. Chua works closely with the Aurora Sinai Bariatric Program manager, clinical coordinators, nutritionists, psychologists and physician assistants to develop personalized treatment plans for each patient.
Far Eastern University (Degree earned: MD)
Sinai Samaritan Medical Center
Medical Education Office - General Surgery
Vascular Surgery - Baptist Memorial Hospital of Memphis