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Dr. Edward Felix, MD, FACS
Dr. Felix is an experienced surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive bariatric surgeries. He started The Center for Bariatric Surgery at Clovis Community Medical Center more than 30 years ago, and since opening the center he has performed more than 4,000 bariatric procedures including more than 3,500 gastric bypasses, 98 percent of which were performed using a minimally invasive approach.
He received his medical degree in 1971 from the University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago, joined the National Institute of Health Cancer as a fellow and completed his surgical residency at University of Illinois, where he later was appointed assistant professor in the department of surgery. In 1980, Dr. Felix left Illinois to set up a private practice in Fresno, where he practiced from 1980 to 1990, specializing in the surgical treatment of cancer patients. Due to his expertise and surgical skill set, he became a specialist in metabolic and bariatric surgery.
Dr. Felix is an internationally known expert in laparoscopic surgery, and has authored many scientific articles, peer review journals, and chapters in surgical textbooks. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians.
Julietta Chang, MD
Dr. Chang is a Board Certified Surgeon. She earned her Medical Degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her General Surgery Residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and her Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is passionate about helping people reach a healthy weight and is an active member of the following organizations: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Chang believes it is a privilege to provide the best medical care available with compassion and respect.