Д-р. Матю Макдоналд, DO

Д-р. Matt McDonald brings a wealth of experience to Capital Cardiology. While at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, he served as an associate professor of surgery. He was responsible for the training and development of future surgeons.


As a bariatric surgeon, от 2008, Д-р. McDonald typically performs between 150-200 bariatric cases each year. He has been the director of three bariatric programs and is licensed in New York and Vermont. Д-р. McDonald is also board certified by the American Board of Surgery. Cumulatively, along with his team, he has successfully helped his patients lose tens of thousands of pounds paving the way for healthier and happier lives. Д-р. McDonald started his bariatric career when he was appointed as Chief of General and Bariatric Surgery at Keller Army Community Hospital in 2008. He chose Bariatrics because it wasn’t aquick fixwhen it came to his patients. He was able to take the time and get to know each patient as a person, understand them, and devise an individualized care program that best set them up for success. Each patient typically consults with Dr. McDonald several times prior to surgery. This is a necessary step in the care process. It is an opportunity to build a relationship that is the foundation of success. For Dr. McDonald, surgery is only the first step in a long-term relationship. From your initial appointment, you are welcomed into the Capital Bariatric family where your care is tailored to your individual needs.


Many patients have credited Dr. McDonald with saving their lives, but he does not see it that way, He sees this
as the beginning of their journey. He is always asking, “what’s next?". Д-р. McDonald serves as a lifelong health
partner with regular follow-ups for each patient. From the first consultation, trust and accountability are the cornerstones of his relationships with patients. His belief in thewhat’s next?” theory is evident with his patients. When one goal is met, “what’s next?” is a positive and supportive way of targeting the next goal. Your journey begins here.


Who is a Good Candidate for Bariatric хирургия

Weight loss surgery maybe an option if you have:


• A body mass index (BMI) на 40 или по.


• A BMI of 35 or more with serious health related co-morbidities associated with obesity including: Тип 2 диабет, високо кръвно налягане, cardiac disease, висок холестерол, сънна апнея.

    Бариатричната хирургия може да бъде опция за вас, ако:

    • Индекс на телесна маса (BMI) е 40 или по-високо.

    • Вашият ИТМ е 35 да се 39.9 (прекалена пълнота), и имате сериозен здравословен проблем, свързан с теглото, като тип 2 диабет, високо кръвно налягане или тежка сънна апнея.




    The Why of Bariatric Surgery.

    Bariatric surgery is used to help patients lose excess body weight that increases the risk of health complications after diet and exercise modifications have not produced desired results.

    Какво е бариатрична хирургия?

    Bariatric or weight loss surgery is the common name referring to these minimally invasive procedures that Dr McDonald performs. Weight loss surgeries include: Roux en Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and duodenal switch.


    Операцията за отслабване може да ви помогне да отслабнете и да подобрите много здравословни проблеми, свързани със затлъстяването:

    • Тип 2 диабет

    • високо кръвно налягане NIH външна връзка

    • сърдечно заболяване NIH външна връзка

    • нездравословен холестерол нива

    • сънна апнея

    • уринарна инконтиненция

    • коляно, хип, или друга болка в тялото

    Източник: Национален институт по диабет и храносмилателни и бъбречни заболявания

    Операцията за отслабване също може да бъде вариант, който да обмислите, ако имате сериозни здравословни проблеми, свързани със затлъстяването, като Тип 2 диабет или сънна апнея. Операцията за отслабване може да подобри много от медицинските състояния, свързани със затлъстяването, особено тип 2 диабет.


    За хора с тежко затлъстяване, операцията за отслабване може да удължи години на живот.

    Може да сте по -добре в състояние да се движите и да бъдете физически активни след операцията. Може също да забележите, че настроението ви се подобрява и да чувствате, че качеството на живота ви е по -добро. Като допълнителна полза, може да успеете да приемате по -малко лекарства, отпускани с рецепта, когато преминете към по -здравословно тегло, което може да намали тежестта на разходите.