Dr. Arsalla Islam, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Dr. Arsalla Islam is a board certified surgeon and brings more than nine years of surgical experience with her from two nationally recognized academic programs: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center where she served as the Bariatric Medical Director. Throughout her career, she has authored 8 book chapters and 23 peer review articles.Dr. Arsalla’s wide range of multi-faceted expertise includes surgical treatment for conditions, such as morbid obesity. She offers LAP-BAND®, Gastric Sleeve, and Gastric Bypass. Dr. Arsalla and the bariatric support team are highly trained caregivers with impeccable credentials.
“My patients deserve the best treatment possible. As their surgeon, it is important to me that they are comfortable with me as a person and confident in my care. I am committed to offering the most advanced surgical treatment options available today with compassion and understanding.”
Dr. Heath Smith, MD, FACS
Dr. Heath Smith was born and raised in Paradise, Texas of Wise County. Dr. Smith’s ambition to become a surgeon was validated when he participated in his first surgical case at 17 years of age. Upon graduation from high school, he attended Texas A&M University at College Station where he completed his undergraduate degree and medical school. Dr. Smith earned his Doctor of Medicine in 2009 and completed his residency at Virginia Tech/ Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia.
Dr. Smith has a wide range of experience in the following surgical procedures: bariatric, colonoscopy, colorectal, hernia, breast, appendix, gallbladder, surgical oncology and thyroid.
He and his staff are committed to compassionate patient care and understands the challenges of taking time off work to attend doctor’s appointments. This is what led him to offer Saturday consultations.
“My patients deserve a physician and surgeon that will treat them with compassion and understanding. A physician that will listen to them and treat them with respect and dignity,” says Dr. Smith.