Dr. Wiljon W. Beltre is a pre-eminent surgeon providing cutting edge procedures in the area of bariatric surgery. He is the founder and director of the Center for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery, a state of the art practice in Altamonte Springs. Under the leadership and guidance of Dr. Beltre, the practice adopts a multi-pronged approach to metabolic and bariatric weight loss procedures to help patients achieve their health and aesthetic goals.
Board certified surgeon, Dr. Beltre, is among the few fellowship trained bariatric surgeons in Central Florida. Together with his team of trained experts. Dr. Beltre specializes in advanced surgical techniques for permanent weight loss. Orlando bariatric surgeon Dr. Beltre and his team are committed to supporting the patient through every step of their weight loss journey. The practice receives patients from Orlando, Altamonte Springs, Central Florida, and surrounding areas.
Education and Training
Dr. Beltre began his academic journey with an undergraduate degree from the Union College in New York, followed by a medical degree from the Howard University in Washington, DC. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the Monmouth Medical Center in New Jersey. Dr. Beltre then moved to Central Florida to work with one of the leading bariatric surgeons in the country.
In 2004, Dr. Beltre completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery techniques at the University of Texas. He was board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS), and became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). As a renowned and experienced bariatric surgeon, Dr. Beltre provides latest weight loss surgery procedures to patients in Orlando, Altamonte Springs, Central Florida, and nearby locations.
Dr. Beltre is a member of the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons (ASBS) and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES). He has an exceptional track record of success in the area of obesity procedures, having performed thousands of surgeries over the years. Dr. Beltre was one of the first surgeons in Central Florida to perform cutting edge surgical techniques such as sleeve gastrectomy.
At present, Dr. Beltre is the only bariatric surgeon in Seminole County to offer this advanced surgery. He constantly stays updated with the new developments and advancements in the area of metabolic and bariatric surgery. He continues to work with dedication to provide his patients with safe and proven solutions to their obesity and related health challenges.
Personal Battle with Cancer
Dr. Beltre has been practicing in the field of weight loss surgery since 1998. However, in 2008, he went through an agonizing phase when he was diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer, which compelled him to shut down his practice. He remained steadfast in his battle against the dreaded disease and underwent chemotherapy and a major abdominal surgery.
Motivated by his lifetime commitment to his patients, Dr. Beltre bounced back by winning his fight against cancer, and re-launched the Center for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery in 2010. Since then he has consistently provided personalized care to help his patients realize their weight loss aspirations.
To find out more about the procedures & treatments performed by Orlando Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Wiljon Beltre, at The Center for Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Call 407-830-6868 or Click Here to Schedule a Consultation.