Important Notice – Please Read | Effective November 25, 2016, the Surgical Weight Loss Center at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center will be discontinuing operations. We strive to make this transition as comfortable as possible for both current patients and those who have made the decision to seek weight loss care (both surgical and non-surgical) in the future. Please read details below as to how our capable network in Central Virginia can and will continue to serve your needs.
For existing patients of Dr. Mohammad Jamal:
If you are a current patient of Dr. Mohammad Jamal, we are excited to continue to support your healthcare journey! To ensure a seamless transition, the surgeons of Advanced Surgical Partners of Virginia, Central Virginia’s most experienced weight loss surgery team, are looking forward to continuing your follow-up care.
The staff at the Surgical Weight Loss Center at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center (also known as MultiSpecialty Health Group at Spotsylvania Regional) will be happy to help schedule your next appointment, and discuss the details of this provider transition. We would like to offer assurance that you are in extremely capable hands, and Michael Barker, MD, FACS, Matthew Brengman, MD, FACS, and Gregory Schroder, MD, FACS are some of the most respected surgeons in their field, nationwide.
Weight Loss Surgery: Dr. Jamal will cease performing weight loss surgery on October 10, 2016, so as to allow for at least one-month of post-operative follow-up care with current patients.
General Surgery: Dr. Jamal will discontinue new general surgeries as of November 4, 2016, in order to ensure appropriate time for follow-up care before his departure at the end of November.
If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact the MultiSpecialty Health Group office at 540-423-6600.
For new patients seeking options for surgical weight loss:
While the Surgical Weight Loss Center at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center is no longer accepting new patients, there are other fantastic resources for bariatric surgery in the Central Virginia region.
Advanced Surgical Partners of Virginia, the practice of Michael Barker, MD, FACS, Matthew Brengman, MD, FACS, and Gregory Schroder, MD, FACS, is based in Richmond, Virginia, and is welcoming new patients. Our surgeons perform both surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures at Central Virginia’s first MBSAQIP-accredited facility, Parham Doctors’ Hospital.
Our surgeons collectively have more than 60 years of experience in weight loss surgery. Among them, they have performed the first:
- Robotic-assisted Gastric Bypass surgery in Virginia
- Placement of the Lap Band AP system in the United States
- Placement of the Realize Band-C in the United States
- Laparoscopic placement of the ENTERRA gastric stimulation system in Virginia
- Single-site gastric band placement in Virginia
- ORBERA Intragastric Balloon placement in the Mid-Atlantic
- OverStitch endoscopic suturing revision procedure in the Mid-Atlantic
Our surgeons also have more experience with both single-site laparoscopic gastric banding and single-site gallbladder removal than any other team in Virginia. As general surgeons, they are an integral part of the Henrico Doctors' Hospital Trauma II team, and are experts in esophageal and gastrointestinal diseases (treating conditions such as GERD and gastroparesis), as well as advanced hernia repair. Dr. Michael Barker also served as the Surgeon General aboard the USS Enterprise during his time in the United States Navy.
The Advanced Surgical Partners of Virginia team looks forward to meeting you and serving your healthcare needs. If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to call our office at 804-360-0600, and any member of our staff will be happy to help you.