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Dr. Vafa Shayani, MD

Bariatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Shayani

Dr. Vafa Shayani, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Bolingbrook, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1988 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.


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Dr. Shayani's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shayani treats Obesity more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shayani treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shayani performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Shayani performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shayani performs Stomach Surgery more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Shayani performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Shayani's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Appendicitis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Dr. Shayani has been in practice since 1996 and has been offering surgical options to the morbidly obese patients since 1999. During this period, he has performed more than 2000 bariatric surgical procedures, since 2007, more than 95% of his practice...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1996
George Washington University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1995
George Washington University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
George Washington University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
Medical School
1984
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Undergraduate School
1996
1995
1989
1988
1984

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • Persian
  • English

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I absolutely love this doctor. So kind and helpful. Always encouraging. Able to contact if needed at any time. Always look forward to my appointments. .
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Dr Shayani is one of the best Drs I know. He has a great bed side manor. He is one Dr that is in medicine for his patients. He is a very up standing man and stands by his oath that he took when he became a Dr. Dr. Shayani is a wonderful man and I trust him and his advice. I would recommend him to...Read More
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He is really a great Doctor. Treats every patient as if they were family. Great bedside manner and fabulous memory.
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Amazing doctor who knows and understands his patients needs.
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