Dr Younan Nowzaradan is a famous gastric bypass surgeon, who is widely known for popular documentary series, “My 600-LB Life”. He is one of the most experienced gastric bypass surgeons of not only US, but also recognized all over the world for his contributions in the health sector.
Many people from all around the world search the profile of Dr Younan Nowzaradan on social media, but he is not active on Facebook. People also search him on Wikipedia to obtain some information about his contribution and experience, but very less details available there.
Dr Younan Nowzaradan had completed his graduation in 1970 from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. After completing his graduation, he had started doing surgical internship at St. Johns Hospital in Detroit, Michigan in 1971. After that, Dr Younan Nowzaradan moved to United States of America, for participating in Medical Orientation Program at St. Louis University in 1971. Later on, he had completed his four-year surgical residency from St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee and successfully received a cardiovascular fellowship from Texas Heart Institute in Houston.
Dr Younan Nowzaradan, who is also widely known as Dr. Now, had become one of the discoverers of minimally invasive laparoscopic technique. Dr Younan Nowzaradan (M.D., F.A.C.S.) has also published number of papers on laparoscopy and he has an honour to successfully done more than 2000 weight loss surgeries. During his around 45 years of practice in the medical field, Dr Younan Nowzaradan had attempted many rare and complicated medical cases, but he solved them through his experience.
Dr Younan Nowzaradan also started appearing on the television screen and had given number of health tips and remedies to the patients.
As obesity is a big problem of US citizens, thousands of obesity patients have successfully come out of this disease and living a happy healthy life. Many of his patients have shared their success stories after getting rid of obesity. 70 years old Dr Younan Nowzaradan has been a general and vascular surgeon from the year 1977.
Dr Younan is associated with several authentic medical associations and foundations including:
- Fellow of the American College of Surgery
- American Medical Association
- Texas Medical Association
- Harris County Medical Association
- Denton Cooley Cardiovascular Surgical Society
- Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
- American Society for Bariatric Surgery (A.S.B.S.)
- Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (S.A.G.E.S.)
Dr Younan Nowzaradan has crossed 70 years of his life, but he is still in practice and solving number of cases on the daily and weekly basis.