Dr. Michael L. Green, Jr., a native of Indianapolis, IN, attended the Benjamin Banneker Honors College at Prairie View A & M University and went to medical school at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Dr. Green’s passion for treating morbid obesity began during his five years of residency training at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine in Peoria. To further cultivate this passion, he went on to complete an Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Providence Hospital, affiliated with Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Green offers the gold standard of surgical weight reduction with a minimally invasive approach. He continues to strive for excellence in this field. He has trained residents and senior surgeons in minimally invasive surgery. He has also served as a preceptor for other surgeons who are beginning in the field of bariatric surgery.
In addition to bariatric surgery, Dr. Green also performs various advanced general surgery laparoscopic procedures. Some of these include laparoscopic splenectomy, colon and small bowel resections, adrenalectomy, cholecystectomy, hernia repairs and treatment of gastric and peptic ulcers.
His experience and leadership in the field of bariatric surgery has placed him in key positions to impact weight loss surgery in the DFW area by serving as Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at multiple facilities in the Metroplex. He is board certified and is affiliated with several professional organizations:
• American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
• Texas Association of Bariatric Surgeons
• International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity
• National Medical Association
• Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
• He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons