Dr. Robert Aragon, MD, FACS, FASMBS, relocated to the Midwest to join the busiest program in the nation and the elite group of surgeons at The Bariatric Center of Kansas City in 2014, after completing a fellowship at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, where he became skilled in advanced laparoscopic, bariatric, and robotic surgery.
A native of California, and fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, Dr. Aragon completed his surgical residency training at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Southern California, where he was distinguished with awards as a Chief Resident. He completed a surgical research fellowship there as well and has participated in numerous research studies and presented and published his award-winning research nationally.
Dr. Aragon is Board-Certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
Dr. Aragon is truly devoted to the exciting field of weight-loss surgery, and to delivering highly skilled and compassionate care to his patients. He has performed over 2,500 successful weight-loss surgeries and has transformed thousands of lives into better health. He loves connecting with each patient on a personal level and spending the necessary quality time with each one to make their experience and weight-loss journey unique and special. He can often be seen taking photos with his patients showing their success or praying with them before their surgeries. He is known to his patients as a surgeon with great hands and a great heart!