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Meet Our Bariatric Doctors



Travis D. Eggl, D.O.

Dr. Eggl received a medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and did an internship at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh. He completed general surgery residency at the University of South Alabama and a minimally invasive surgery/bariatrics fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Eggl is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and serves as Medical Director of Bariatrics at Covenant.

Dr. Eggl performs Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band. Dr. Eggl is also trained in robotic surgery.

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Bobby Smith, M.D.

Dr. Smith is a General Surgeon with Covenant Medical Group and practices at Covenant Hospital Plainview. In addition to performing all general surgery procedures, Dr. Smith also performs bariatric surgery in the form of the sleeve gastrectomy. This is a laproscopic, surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced, by surgical removal of a large portion of the organ. The result is a sleeve or tube like structure. Because the new stomach continues to function normally there are far fewer restrictions on the foods which patients can consume after surgery.

Dr. Smith and Covenant Hospital Plainview are excited to offer this weight loss option to patients in the surrounding communities.

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David Syn, M.D.

Dr. Syn received his medical degree from the State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn. He completed both a vascular surgery research fellowship and general surgery residency at St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center, an Academic Affiliate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Syn specializes in gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and duodenal switch.

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Job Buschman M.D.

Dr. Buschman received his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine and did both his internship and general surgery residency at Texas Tech University Health Science Center and Affiliated Hospitals. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Buschman specializes in laparoscopic adjustable gastric band.

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