Dr. Fass has completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopy at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Cedars-Sinai is on the leading edge of research and innovation in surgery, including minimally invasive techniques that help patients recover more quickly and with less pain. Dr. Fass performs surgery for the treatment of breast disease, antireflux, parathyroid and thyroid disease, hernias, and colon using both conventional and advanced laparoscopic techniques. Dr. Fass is a pioneer in gastric banding surgery for the treatment of chronic obesity, having been a participant in the clinical trials that resulted the eventual approval by the FDA. Additionally, Dr. Fass has published numerous papers on advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques.
Dr. Fass received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and was a resident at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City. Dr. Fass is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery (SAGES), the American Society of Breast Disease, and the American College of Surgeons, Texas Medical Association, and the Travis County Medical Society.
Dr. Fass spends his free time outdoors as an avid road biker and triathlete. For fun he enjoys snow skiing. He likes to read history and travel. Dr. Fass has been an Austin resident since 2000.
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