About Us

The offices of Jose Erbella MD. FACS. provide minimally invasive general surgery with a special emphasis on single incision surgery and bariatric surgery.

What We Offer

Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Diverticulitis Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Adrenal Gland Surgery
  • Parathyroid Gland Surgery
  • Breast Sparing Surgery
  • Reflux Disease Surgery
  • Gall Bladder Surgery
  • Appendix Removal
  • Colon Polyp Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery

LAP-BAND Weight Loss Surgery

LAP-BAND surgery is the least invasive of the weight loss surgeries requiring no cutting of the stomach or rerouting of the intestines. It is adjustable and reversible making it a more appealing surgery for many people who wish to lose a significant amount of weight. Learn more…

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) reduces healing time and leaves no visible scars after your surgery. Using a single incision in the belly button, Dr. Erbella performs many general surgery procedures that typically leave large scars. Learn more…

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LAP-BAND Weight Loss Surgery?

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Minimally Invasive General Surgery?

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Jose Erbella, MD.FACS.

Dr. Erbella is board certified general and vascular surgeon specializing in advanced laparoscopic techniques for bariatric and general surgery. Learn more about Dr. Erbella

Dr Erbella'S Blog

  • Overcoming Fitness Obstacles After Bariatric Surgery

  • As a weight loss surgery patient, you already know that achieving and maintaining dramatic weight loss will take some effort and commitment on your part. However, even with the best of intentions you may sometimes find yourself running into some issues when it comes to getting fit following bariatric surgery. While there are some common obstacles to fitness after your bariatric surgery, you can easily overcome them with a few simple tips.

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  • Eating after LAP BAND Surgery

  • Prior to having the LAP-BAND surgery you’ll begin a strict liquid diet. After the surgery you’ll continue on the same liquid diet and progress to pureed foods followed by soft foods. What about when you’re ready to eat normal foods? Once fully healed from bariatric surgery, the question of “what to eat becomes” very important.

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  • About LAP-BAND Adjustments

  • Deciding to have bariatric surgery to lose weight is an important first step to a healthy lifestyle. Once you’ve had LAP-BAND surgery, you will need periodic adjustments or “fills” made to the band to maintain its effectiveness at controlling your appetite and helping you lose weight.

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