About Dr. Miles
Dr. Robert Miles, a surgeon since 1985, has practiced at St. Vincent's East in Birmingham, Alabama since 1990. Dr. Miles' interest in bariatric surgery increased in 2001 when he learned that bariatric surgery could be a surgical treatment or cure for diabetes. That same year, further research on bariatric surgery prompted him to begin performing the Roux en Y Gastric Bypass and he became first surgeon in Alabama to perform the Lap Band. The award-winning Surgical Weight Loss Program at St. Vincent's East was developed by Dr. Miles.
Alabama Weight Loss Surgery in Birmingham features experienced and compassionate surgeons who can help you lose the weight for good and also treat diabetes, high blood pressure and joint pain. The laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (Lap-Band and Realize Band), laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic gastric bypass are safe, effective and proven procedures performed by Dr. Miles that enable his patients can reach their weight loss goals.
Treating every patient as an individual, Dr. Miles is passionate about bariatric surgery. His practice was the first in Alabama to perform the Lap Band surgery, Realize band surgery and Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Patients from around the world have sought the unmatched experience and expertise of Dr. Robert Miles and his highly-trained team of doctors, nurses, nutritionist and other specialists.
Education and Credentials
Dr. Robert Miles graduated from the University of Tennessee and attended Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee for both his Internship and Residency. He has served as President of the Medical Staff at St. Vincent's East in Birmingham, Alabama while practicing there as a bariatric surgeon. Dr. Miles is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.