Dr. Juan C. Gutierrez is board certified in general surgery and specializes in minimally invasive approaches to both bariatric and general surgery procedures. Dr. Gutierrez is a certified robotic surgeon and performs sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and duodenal switch using laparoscopic or robotic techniques when possible for weight reduction. He also offers the intragastric balloon as a temporary, non-permanent weight-loss option. During his career, Dr. Gutierrez has dedicated time to clinical research and investigational efforts. He has published works in multiple journals including Cancer, Annals of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Annals of Surgical Oncology, Journal of Surgical Research, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, and Obesity Surgery. Dr. Gutierrez is fluent in both English and Spanish.