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Dr. Amir Aryaie, MD

About Dr. Amir Aryaie

Dr. Aryaie is a board certified surgeon and has completed a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric fellowship at one of the top fellowship programs in the United States at University Hospitals Case Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Aryaie received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, then attended Ross University School of Medicine, where he graduated in the top 5 percent of his class. He completed his residency at The Jewish Hospital, an affiliate of University of Cincinnati. Once he finished his fellowship at one of the top prestigious MIS/Bariatric fellowships in the United States, he joined Texas Tech University Health Science Center as assistant professor of surgery where he served as Medical Director and Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. With his effort he built a remarkable, successful, and comprehensive weight loss center with great results. After his twin girls were born, he and his wife decided to move back to Atlanta to join his family and where he grew up to serve the amazing people of Georgia.

Dr. Aryaie has done extensive research, published multiple publications and has been featured during national presentations regarding bariatrics and minimally invasive surgery. He was named as “Top Doctor” and “Doctor of Distinction” by Lubbock Magazine in 2019. As an extremely experienced and knowledgeable surgeon, he has conducted hundreds of high-quality weight loss surgeries including sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, and laparoscopic and endoscopic revisional bariatric surgeries.

In addition, Dr. Aryaie specializes and has extensive experience in Robotic, laparoscopic, and minimally invasive antireflux surgeries including hiatal hernia repair, TIF, LINX, and Nissen Fundoplication.

He offered the latest advanced endoscopic surgeries including Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for Achalasia and Jack Hammer Esophagus (esophageal spasms) and Gastric Per Oral Endoscopic pyloromytomy (G-POEM) for gastroparesis which only a limited number of surgeons offer around the United States.

Dr. Aryaie comes to us with extensive experience with hernia surgeries, complex abdominal wall reconstruction, and colorectal and gastrointestinal cancer surgeries through minimally invasive approach (Laparoscopic and Robotic) with minimal scar and great outcomes.

Dr. Aryaie serves on multiple national surgical committees and is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES); American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS); and American Hernia Society.

In addition, he has been featured on news channels and online for his area of expertise to educate the public. One of his passions is educating the public and his patients to maintain a healthy life style. He is very passionate about his job and his patients. He treats his patients as if they are his own family members which has been his way of practice from the beginning.

He is a father of two beautiful twin girls. In his free time, he likes to read, travel, work out, and spend time with his family.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Robotic surgeries
  • Bariatric surgeries including Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Bariatric surgeries including gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, gastric balloon, duodenal switch, Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic and Minimally invasive surgery Gastrointestinal for benign and malignant diseases of esophagus, gastric, colon, and rectal cancer.
  • Minimally invasive and complex abdominal wall hernias
  • Reflux surgeries including hiatal hernia, paraesophageal hernia, TIF, Nissen Fundoplication, and new LINX procedure for reflux
  • Expert on esophageal and gastric physiology
  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia (incisionless surgery)
  • Per Oral pyloromyotomy (POP) for Gastroparesis (incisionless surgery)
  • Expert on hernias and Abdominal Wall reconstruction

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