Meet Our Surgeons

Duc Vuong, M.D.

Duc Vuong, M.D., is Director of Lovelace Bariatrics at Lovelace Westside Hospital. He joined Lovelace from Houston, Texas, where he specialized in weight-loss surgery and patient wellness. 
Dr. Vuong earned his medical degree from Texas A & M in College Station, Texas, and he has completed extensive postgraduate and professional training in bariatric procedures and minimally invasive surgery. He specializes in single-incision approaches to surgery. Dr. Vuong is board-certified in general surgery by the American College of Surgeons.  Known by his colleagues for his unique patient preoperative educational program, Dr. Vuong is active in many bariatric organizations, including serving as a Board Member for the Texas Association for Bariatric Surgery, a state chapter of ASMBS.
Additionally, Dr. Vuong has written and published three books. His latest book "Ultimate Gastric Sleeve Success" is now available. He is currently writing a diet book intended for wider audiences that will be out later this year. Dr. Vuong, a popular speaker at patient conferences, has made several media appearances, including “900 Pound Man: Race Against Time” on TLC/Discovery Health.
Dr. Vuong's extensive medical background, utilization of cutting-edge technology, and unique approach to patient care will allow our bariatrics department to continue to offer the high-quality care you expect from Lovelace Bariatrics.