SCLA Surgeons

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David C. Treen, Jr, MD, FASMBS

His skills in advanced laparoscopic surgery are widely recognized as among the best in the country. At West Jefferson Medical Center, he was the first surgeon to use laparoscopic technique to perform cholecystectomy, appendectomy, splenectomy, gastric bypass, colon resection, adrenalectomy, inguinal and incisional hernia, and introduced laparoscopic repair of hiatal hernia and GERD.

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Peter W. Lundberg, MD FACS FASMBS

Dr. Peter Lundberg is fellowship-trained in advanced minimally invasive techniques and bariatric surgery, and is one of the most prolific laparoscopic surgeons in Southern Louisiana. As the medical director bariatric surgery at West Jefferson Medical Center, he was the first surgeon to utilize robotics in performing sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, and several other complex gastrointestinal procedures. He frequently takes on complex revisional bariatric and general surgeries and other surgeons' patients, offering patients renewed chances at weight loss and comfort when their initial outcomes are not optimal. Dr. Lundberg is also among the most experienced robotic surgeons in the area for hernia surgery and anti-reflux surgery.


Vaughn E. Nossaman, MD

Dr. Vaughn Nossaman was raised in New Orleans, and attended Tulane University for undergraduate, graduate, and medical school. He completed his surgery residency at Nassau University Medical Center on Long Island, New York, after which he completed a bariatric and minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center in California. During his fellowship at Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Nossaman performed over 400 surgeries including sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, revisional bariatric procedures, hiatal hernia repair, and robotic hernia repair. He has broadened medical knowledge with numerous publications in general and bariatric surgery literature.

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