Dr. Eric Valladares is a Board Certified General Surgeon and fellowship trained in Baritric Surgery. He was first trained in laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding with the LAP BAND in 2004.
He received his undergraduate training at the University of Miami, majoring in Biology and Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry and Foreign Languages. He attended Howard College of Medicine inWashington DC and completed his general surgery residency at Howard University Hospital. After his residency, Dr. Valladares worked as a private practice surgeon gaining experience in a broad spectrum of patient care. In 2004 he decided to obtain additional training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Bariatric Surgery in a private practice fellowship. Dr. Valladares performs advanced laparoscopic, endoscopic and robotic surgery in Miami and has performed over 1,000 laparoscopic procedures.