Adam B. Smith, DO, FACOS
Dr. Adam Smith fights obesity on a personal and professional level.
is not just a bariatric surgeon, but also a patient.
After watching his
patients and their success with the LAP-BAND® system, Dr. Smith
chose to undergo LAP-BAND® surgery in 2002 to aid in his
own personal weight loss.
After losing 100 pounds himself, Dr. Smith
was able to relate to patients and their everyday struggles.
This knowledge has helped him develop one of the most comprehensive aftercare programs in North Texas.
has led the battle on many different fronts by standing up for the rights of the obese population.
In 2010, he was appointed as a spokesperson by the Obesity Action Coalition and Allergan as part of the Voice my C.H.O.I.C.E. campaign.
This campaign gave Dr. Smith
the opportunity to speak to congressional representatives about his
experience with obesity, and the policy reform he
would like to see.
continues to advocate for obesity by devoting some of this time as the President of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
This honor helps Dr. Smith keep obesity and its related diseases in the forefront of discussions and policies amongst his
Dr. Smith has been a surgical trainer for Allergan's LAP-BAND® system for years.
He trained many surgeons from across the country, and now is a surgical trainer for the new iBand.
Topics such as obesity, the LAP-BAND® system, as well as business and marketing techniques have been lectured internationally by Dr. Smith
Upon completing residency in general surgery and a fellowship in vascular surgery, Dr. Ferrara entered private practice at Fort Worth LAP-BAND® with Dr. Adam Smith
and Dr. Ferrara have over 14 years of experience as advanced bariatric surgeons and performed over 4000 successful LAP-BAND® procedures.
Dr. Roberts trained under Dr. Adam Smith
during his residency and enjoyed working alongside him.
After speaking with Dr Smith
, Dr. Roberts decided to pursue a bariatric surgery fellowship.