Dr. Hayes is a general surgeon who specializes in surgery for weight loss, including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, lap band removal, lap band to bypass, lap band to sleeve bypass, and gallbladder surgery for bariatric patients. His special clinical interests are bariatric surgery, sleeves, and revisions. A graduate of the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dr. Hayes also completed a bariatric and minimally invasive surgical fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery. He speaks English.