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Alamance Regional Bariatric Surgeons

Dr. Jon Bruce

Jon Bruce, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Dr. Bruce is focused on weight-loss surgery that produces results and respects the individual patient. His one-on-one approach to patient care helps him tailor the procedure and follow-up care to each individual’s needs.

He regularly performs laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, and continues to evaluate new procedures and method for weight loss.

He graduated second in his class from a dual degree program at Niagara University and attended the State University of New York at Buffalo for medical school and his surgical residency. He also served in the U.S. Army as a surgeon, including time as a field trauma surgeon in the Balkans.

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Dr. Michael Tyner

Michael Tyner, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Dr. Tyner has been a surgeon for almost 25 years, performing general surgeries as well as bariatric operations. He has become skilled in using minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques to help manage diseases of the gall bladder, bile duct, colon, small bowel, and to repair abdominal wall hernias.

He has been performing bariatric surgeries for the last decade and is a member of the American Metabolic and Bariatric Society.

Dr. Tyner has led an ongoing mentoring relationship with the Benjamin Bloom National Children’s Hospital in El Salvador, where he has introduced laparoscopy, enabling the hospital to reduce pain and scarring from its surgeries on children.

He graduated with honors from Wake Forest University in 1979. He completed medical school and his general surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

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Bariatric Surgery

Upcoming Events

  • Aug
    5
    Tuesday
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Join us as Jon-Michael Bruce, MD and Michael Tyner, MD discuss new weight loss procedures.
  • Aug
    5
    Tuesday
    7:40 PM - 9:00 PM
    Open to all bariatric patients regardless of where they had surgery.
  • Aug
    20
    Wednesday
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Join us as Jon-Michael Bruce, MD and Michael Tyner, MD discuss new weight loss procedures.
  • Aug
    20
    Wednesday
    7:40 PM - 9:00 PM
    Open to all bariatric patients regardless of where they had surgery.

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