Dr. Byrne is interested in general and laparoscopic surgery with a focus on bariatric surgery . Dr. Byrne typically performs lap band surgery and gastric bypass surgery. The success rate for bariatric surgeries performed at the Medical University of South Carolina parallels the national average. Patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery typically lose 60-70 percent of their excess weight while patients who undergo a Lap-band procedure lose 55-65 percent of their excess weight. The vast majorities of patients will keep their weight off for life.** Listen to an audio introduction (below)by Dr. Thomas Byrne for more information about Dr. Byrne.
Dr. Thomas Byrne, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Charleston, SC. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Byrne is affiliated with Musc Medical Center.