Robert L. Miles, M.D.
Bariatric Surgery Birmingham, Alabama
About Dr. Miles
Dr. Robert Miles has been a surgeon since 1985 and has been at St. Vincent's East in Birmingham, Alabama since 1990. Dr. Miles' interest in bariatric surgery peaked in 2001 after learning bariatric surgery could be a surgical treatment or cure for diabetes. Further research on bariatric surgery prompted him to begin performing the Roux en Y Gastric Bypass later in 2001 and he became first surgeon in Alabama to perform the Lap Band that same year. Dr. Miles then developed the award-winning Surgical Weight Loss Program at St. Vincent's East.
The experienced and compassionate surgeons at Alabama Weight Loss Surgery can help you lose the weight for good and help to treat diabetes, high blood pressure and joint pain. The laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (Lap-Band and Realize Band), laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic gastric bypass are safe, effective and proven procedures that enable his patients can reach their weight loss goals.
Dr. Miles is passionate about bariatric surgery and treats every patient as an individual. The practice was the first in Alabama to perform the Lap Band surgery, Realize band surgery and Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. With unmatched experience, patients from across the world have sought the expertise of Dr. Miles and his highly-trained team of doctors, nurses, nutritionist and other specialists.
Education and Credentials
Dr. Miles graduated from the University of Tennessee before performing both his Internship and Residency at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He has served as President of the Medical Staff at St. Vincent's East in Birmingham, Alabama and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
- Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Gastric Bypass