Dr. Mehta is a highly experienced bariatric surgeon, with one of the most in-depth training in revision surgeries. He did his fellowship under tutelage of Bariatric Surgery pioneer Dr. Brolin, where he was trained in many type of revision operations including variations of older Gastric Bypasses, Long Limb Gastric Bypass, Duodenal Switch, Jejuno-ileal bypass, Fobi-pouch, Marginal ulcers...etc. This type of training is rarely found these days, and is key into having knowledge and in-depth experience, which cannot be easily substituted.
You should also find comfort in knowing that Dr. Mehta has performed thousands of bariatric surgeries, and has modified many revision operations over the years, using minimally invasive techniques, in an attempt to making them simpler and safer for patients. Many of the revisions can be done without re-cutting the stomach or the intestines. He has treated many revision patients over his career, including some who traveled far distances for his expertise.
Additionally, Dr. Mehta personally performs each and every surgery or procedure, in their entirety from beginning to end. Surgeries are NEVER handed off to an assistant surgeon, a junior partner, or a resident. Very often this is the case in teaching hospitals, or in groups with less experienced surgeons. Dr. Mehta also personally checks on each and every patient himself after the surgery, including on weekends. He also gives out his personal cell phone number to his patients so they have quick access to him should they have any questions or concerns. Spend some time reading his testimonials to see what his patients have to say. He always has been and remains a one man show, which is rarely seen these days. This guarantees that you get access and care by the surgeon you chose, and never a substitute.