The Bariatric Surgeon Atlanta Residents Trust
Excellence in bariatric surgery begins with a creating a treatment plan that includes establishing your weight loss goals and deciding on the safest and most effective surgical option for your unique situation.
Communication, compassion, and long-term relationships are important to our team. Let us know what is on your mind and please ask questions. We will help you realize that an investment in yourself will pay dividends for a lifetime. The doctors and staff in our metro-Atlanta bariatric surgery practice are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to helping you navigate the path to weight loss and a healthier, happier, more active lifestyle. Learn more about our skilled surgeons by reading their bios.
Dr. Michael Williams
Dr. Michael Williams attended the University of Maryland where he graduated Magma Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He was awarded the University of Maryland Alumni Award, certificate of academic achievement, and the National Collegiate Natural Science Award. He earned his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine.
Dr. Williams received his surgical training at the Brooklyn Hospital Center where he was awarded the laparoscopic resident of the year award and was also awarded a scholarship for achieving the highest score in the resident in-training exam. He continued his training with a minimally invasive surgery fellowship from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His laparoscopic skills are exemplified by his awards in the laparoscopic skills shoot out competition at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in 2001 and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons meeting in 2002.
Dr. Williams principal clinical and research interest include minimally invasive surgery techniques and surgical treatments for morbid obesity. He has been involved in training surgeons in laparoscopic techniques in the United States and the Caribbean. He has authored numerous medical journal articles, book chapters and poster presentations.
He now serves as a bariatric surgeon in metro Atlanta with Dr. Brendon Curtis.
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Dr. Brendon Curtis
Dr. Curtis attended undergraduate and medical school at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, where he graduated with honors.
After graduating medical school, he completed a General Surgery residency at Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center. There, he received the Goldman Humanism Honor Society award for his commitment to medical education and the compassion demonstrated towards his patients. Dr. Curtis also received the Surgical Leadership Award in recognition of exemplary work ethics. He remained at WSU/DMC, and subsequently did a minimally invasive and bariatric surgery fellowship.
He went on to enjoy a very robust general and bariatric surgical practice at Great Plains Health in Nebraska, where he served as Vice Chair of the surgical committee. Dr. Curtis was also instrumental in setting up a center of excellence bariatric program for which he served as Bariatric Medical Director.
Dr. Curtis comes to our practice with over ten years of experience in laparoscopic bariatric and general surgical procedures. He is a great addition to Dr. Williams’ team and enjoys being a top bariatric surgeon in metro Atlanta.
He is Board-certified in general surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American Society of metabolic and bariatric surgeons.
Dr. Curtis believes in treating patients with the same care and respect he wants for his family. He also believes in being attentive to patient's individual needs and helping to coach them to achieve their desired health goals.
Playing volleyball, listening to audio books and spending time with his family, are ways Dr. Curtis maintains his holistic health.