Conditions & Services

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//--> Bariatric Surgery The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center can help those struggling with obesity get the long-term weight loss they need and lead a longer and healthier life.  The following patients...
The day Mary Swannie-Ryan underwent the gastric sleeve weight-loss surgery at Desert Springs Hospital marked the first day of her new life. Swannie-Ryan had always battled her weight. Her blood pressure was high. Her energy was low. And she wasn't...
Sam Kaufman, former CEO and Managing Director of Desert Springs Hospital and current CEO of Henderson Hospital, had weight-loss surgery in April 2013. Sam decided to share his story with the hope of inspiring others who struggle with obesity.  For...
After attending a seminar on weight-loss surgery at Desert Springs Hospital, Tysha Jones made the decision to have surgery. She never looked back after going from a size 28 dress to a size 16 in nine months. She's now a size 8, lost 185 pounds and...
James D. Atkinson, MD, FACS James D. Atkinson, MD, FACS is devoted exclusively to the practice of weight loss surgery and has used his expertise to positively change the lives of hundreds of patients. He is a member of the American Society for...
Some wounds (any type of break in the skin) heal on their own with a bandage and a little patience, but those that don't heal normally require specialized and aggressive medical treatment. If a wound doesn’t improve after four weeks, or does not...