Patients seeking surgical treatment for obesity and its related conditions continue to have a high-quality choice for receiving care at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality in the greater Johnstown, Windber, and surrounding areas.
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Director at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber Taesun Moon, …Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Hugo Villanueva, MD, a fellowship-trained minimally invasive surgeon specializing in bariatric and foregut surgery, who will begin seeing patients in September. He provides comprehensive general surgical care with an emphasis on minimally invasive approaches. Joining Taesun Moon, DO, FACOS, FASMBS; Tameka Scott, DO; …Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is proud to announce that its bariatric surgery and non-surgical medical weight loss program reached a major milestone this month – a total of more than 100,000 pounds lost since the program began in 2006.
Taesun Moon, DO, FACOS, FASMBS, Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and …Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) is pleased to welcome Peter Bertin, DO. Dr. Bertin is fellowship-trained in minimally invasive surgery and endoscopy. He performs a wide range of general surgery with a focus on Metabolic and Bariatric surgery including the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and revisional (second chance) surgery.Read More
Bariatric Program Director at the Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber Taesun Moon, DO, FACOS, FASMBS has obtained his Fellowship through the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS).Read More
CSSMCW’s bariatric surgical center has been re-accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP�), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber) recently announced the addition of Taesun Moon, D.O., a bariatric and general surgeon, to its Medical Staff.Read More
2 million sit-ups, 500 crunches, all the “As Seen on TV” equipment you can buy and no results? Why?Read More
Bariatric surgery performed considerably better than traditional medical therapy for obese patients with type 2 diabetes, independent of weight loss, according to findings from 2 randomized trials published online March 26 in the New England Journal of Medicine.Read More
Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber recently announced that they have been named an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. The ASMBS BSCOE designation recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery.Read More