Dr. Francisco Agullo MD

  • Bariatric Medicine El Paso, TX

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About

Dr. Francisco Agullo, MD is a Doctor primarily located in El Paso, TX, with another office in El Paso, TX. He has 13 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Agullo is affiliated with The Hospitals of Providence-Sierra Campus and The Hospitals of Providence-Memorial Campus. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Francisco Agullo has the following 10 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.

Bariatric Medicine

Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

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Locations & Directions

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

4800 Alberta Ave
El Paso, TX 79905

Southwest Plastic Surgery PA

10175 Gateway Blvd W
El Paso, TX 79925

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