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    Orlando Health Physicians Bariatric and Laparoscopy Center

    Address: 89 Copeland Drive
    1st Floor
    Orlando, FL 32806

    Call 321.843.8900
    Fax 321.843.8916
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Muhammad A. Jawad, M.D., board certified through the American Board of Surgery and serves as the Medical Director of Orlando Regional Medical Center’s Bariatric Program. Dr. Jawad has been an expert in laparoscopic surgery since 1989, where he has performed complicated biliary, colon and endocrine surgery.

Dr. Jawad received his Medical Degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, graduating with honors. He completed a surgical internship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL. Following his internship, he practiced at Jackson Hospital in Alabama. Before joining ORMC, Dr. Jawad served as a chief of surgery at Ocala Regional Medical Center in Florida following his position as chief of staff at Monroe Regional Hospital. While at Ocala Regional Hospital, Dr. Jawad served as a member of the board of trustees.

Serving as an expert in the laparoscopic field and performing bariatric surgery since 1984, he has performed more than 4,000 laparoscopic bariatric surgical cases since 2000, safely and with great success. He specializes in the laparoscopic gastric bypass, the adjustable Lap-Band, and sleeve gastrectomy procedures. He has presented more than 45 presentations both nationally and internationally on laparoscopic and bariatric surgery.

Dr. Jawad is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is a member of many organizations including the American Society of Bariatric Surgery, the Florida Medical Association, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and the Florida Physicians Association.