LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As an innovator in weight loss surgeries like the lap band procedure and sleeve gastrectomy, Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S stands apart from the rest through the surgical results he is able to achieve. Becoming an active member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery already makes Dr. Feiz a trustworthy expert for bariatric procedures like gastric sleeve surgery. Now, however, Dr. Feiz has received recognition from his physician peers.
This month, Dr. Feiz has been distinguished by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a trusted source for identifying preeminent doctors in various fields. Being featured on this highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors for 2013 makes Dr. Feiz one of the nation's few board-certified, licensed physicians to receive the honor. In fact, fewer than 5% of American surgeons are recognized as a Top Doctor. Physicians are nominated by their fellow doctors, and then Castle Connolly selects honorees based on criteria including doctors' medical education, training, hospital appointments and more.
"Only a small percent of physicians are selected to be Castle Connolly Top Doctors," said Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.'s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly. "Our goal is to make it easier for an average person to find the right doctor for them in what can be an overwhelming process at a difficult time in a person's life."
Of course, peer recognition pales to the accomplishment of happy patients. Dr. Feiz has numerous patient testimonials speaking to his ability to relate to them in a professional, compassionate manner. Many testimonials on Dr. Feiz' website speak not only to his surgical skill, but also his sensitivity in helping patients combat their obesity and related health problems. In fact, Dr. Feiz is popular with his patients because he is more than just a surgeon, he is eager to help cheer on his patients during their weight loss journey, and field any questions, concerns or problems that may arise. Realizing the importance of being accessible, Dr. Feiz' patients often reach out to him over his personal phone in addition to their regular follow-up visits to discuss their progress.
As a leading bariatric surgeon in Southern California, Dr. Michael Feiz has helped countless individuals lose significant weight. Not only do patients shed pounds, they often resolve their obesity-related illnesses such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea under Dr. Feiz' guidance. Dr. Feiz has achieved his stellar reputation thanks to his premier surgical skill and compassionate bedside manner. To learn more about bariatric surgery and to see if you are a good candidate for bariatric surgery, contact his Beverly Hills office at (800) 868-5946 for further information and schedule a FREE consultation today.
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