Allow us to introduce...
Robert Cywes, M.D., Board-Certified in Pediatric and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Robert Cywes brings his extensive experience in LAP-BAND® and gastric sleeve surgery to St. Mary's Medical Center and Palm Beach Children's Hospital. Dr. Cywes joins the team after leading Jacksonville Weight Loss Center as Director of Pediatric Surgery and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery. He also holds the distinction of being the first surgeon in Northeast Florida to be certified to perform LAP-BAND® surgery.
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Dr. Cywes is a globetrotter having attended his medical school, residency and fellowship in three countries on two different continents. In 2012 alone, he shared his bariatric findings at major international conferences presenting on Adolescent Surgery (Cartegna, Colombia), Pediatric Obesity and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery (Moscow, Russia) and Epidemiology of Childhood Obesity (Jacksonville).
Dr. Cywes also concentrates on clinical research, recently working with the Food and Drug Administration on the safety and efficacy of a weight-loss balloon (Obalon Inc.) and with the Dual Center on prospective comparisons of LAP-BAND® versus the Imbricated LapBand. He is a Center of Excellence bariatric surgeon.
He joins a talented bariatric surgery team at St. Mary's Medical Center and Palm Beach Children's Hospital centering on helping patients and physicians achieve healthy patient outcomes.
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