About the Provider

Rana C Pullatt MD FACS FASMBS, Diplomate in Obesity Medicine, is a Professor of Surgery, Division Chief of Foregut and Metabolic Surgery and serves as the Director of Bariatric and Robotic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. He specializes in Reoperative Foregut and Bariatric Surgery. He performed the first Laparoscopic Duodenal Switch and the first Single anastomosis Duodenal switch in South Carolina. He also runs one of the few Structured Robotic Surgery training programs incorporated into the General Surgery Residency Program, which offers Robotic Surgery Certification for General Surgery residents at the Medical University of South Carolina.

He serves as the Director of Bariatric Surgery for VISN-7 at the Ralph H Johnson VAMC where he offers Bariatric Surgery for Veterans from South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. He is the Chair of the International Committee and also serves as the Co Chair of the Program Committee of the ASMBS.

Surgeries Performed

•Bariatric Endoscopy Procedures •BPD w/ Duodenal Switch •Follows Other Surgeons' Patients •Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass •Laparoscopic BPD w/ Duodenal Switch •Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass •Other Gastric Bypass •Pediatric (Patients Under 18) •Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedure •Single Anastomosis Duodeno-ileostomy •Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy 


Charleston, SC USA