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About Our Practice

Weight Loss Center of Arkansas is the vision of Dr. Russell Gornichec, a board certified general surgeon with extensive experience in bariatric and general surgery. Dr. Gornichec has performed over 1500 bariatric procedures, giving him a breadth of experience that allows him to help his patients make the best decisions in fighting their illness – obesity. Dr. Gornichec is expertly trained in minimally invasive, or laparoscopic, surgery, making hospital stays shorter and reducing blood loss, pain and recovery time.

The goal of our program is to offer a safe and effective surgical solutions for those suffering from the various diseases we treat. We are also dedicated to the exceptional care that every surgical patient needs and deserves both immediately after surgery and long into the future. This program is one that doesn’t last for a day or a month after surgery, but rather for the rest of your life. We are dedicated to being there every step of the way, helping ensure that your procedure is effective, and offering you a resource to call on in times of need.

We believe that patients are unique in their needs, and as such, we tailor each surgical and recovery program accordingly. We know that this customized care can enhance patient success, and our focus remains set on a speedy recovery and long-term success.

Our bariatric surgery program offers unparalleled patient care and effective solutions to those suffering from obesity, a disease causing dangerous and deadly disorders including type-2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and sleep apnea. We are dedicated to helping those suffering from these debilitating illnesses to regain control of their lives and to live out their dreams as they’d hoped.