John C. Alverdy
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Dr. Alverdy is one of the University of Chicago Hospitals' most accomplished critical care surgeons and serves as the Director for the Surgical Treatment of Obesity Program. Dr. Alverdy specializes in a range of gastrointestinal and laparoscopic procedures with particular expertise in gastric bypass surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity.In addition to his strength as a clinician, Dr. Alverdy has an active research lab. He has been awarded several research grants for his breakthrough work into the pathophysiology of GI disorders. And he is respected for his excellence as an instructor, having won numerous teaching awards.

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