Here at General Surgeons of Western Colorado, there are 3 surgeons on staff that can perform various bariatric procedures, and with those procedures the patient has several options. View the profiles below to learn more about each surgeon, the risks of obesity, and what treatment plans are available to you.
Is excess weight affecting your life AND your health? Bariatric surgery may help you reach a healthier weight! For the surgery to work you must change your diet and lifestyle. In most cases, the surgery isn’t reversible.
Utilizing the latest procedures and techniques in bariatric, minimally invasive and gastric bypass surgery, our weight loss programs provide patients an effective tool to live longer, healthier lives. With a dedicated team of professionals to assist in post-operative care and informational links to support groups and programs, patients have a complete solution to maintaining a well-balanced healthy life style.
Please contact our office at (970) 243-0900 to schedule a consultation with one of our bariatric surgeons and choose which program will best fit your needs.
Dr. Jim Hanosh, M.D., F.A.C.S
Dr. Hanosh is licensed by the state of Colorado and he is board certified in General Surgery and Critical Care. He is the Medical Director of St. Mary’s Hospital’s Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center where he performs laparoscopic weight loss procedures.
Dr. Eric J. Hanly, M.D.
Dr. Hanly is licensed in Colorado and is a Board Certified fellow by the American college of Surgeons. He serves on the faculty at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and joined the practice in Grand Junction in 2010. Dr. Hanly performs laparoscopic weight loss procedures as a member of St Mary’s Hospital’s Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery team.
Dr. Teyen Shiao, M.D.
Dr. Shiao graduated from University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and completed his Residency in General Surgery at Indiana University in 2008. He is licensed by the Colorado State Board and is certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Shiao has been practicing in Grand Junction since 2008. He also performs laparoscopic weight loss procedures as a member of St Mary’s Hospital’s Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery team.