Ron You Have
Changed my Life!
Humberto, husband and Father of (2) children
Dr. Moore You Saved
My Life Literally!
Donnatella at 16, Lost 180lbs after her Surgery

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Everyone's journey in life is different but see why they all knew it was time to make the right decision by choosing Dr. Moore and Strax Bariatric

I have over 25 Years of Medical Experience as a Trauma Surgeon

I Specialize in Gastric Sleeve Surgery

My undergrad and residency was at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. I’ve had my medical license in the state of Florida since 2003. I am a member of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons and also a member of the American College of Surgeons.

  • We are a fully equipped with state-of-art medical equipment for all stages of care, from initial operation to rehabilitation
  • As a practicing trauma surgeon, I can diagnose and rectify any unexpected situation that may arise
  • My staff takes pride in being being the best post-op team in the country, you become apart of our medical family
Not only the Best in South Florida

One of the Best in the nation?


    We are a comprehensive state of the art medical facility that specializes in Gastric Sleeve surgery and all Plastic surgeries.


    We offer comprehensive health care that truly focuses on the on person, at all stages throughout the surgical process.

  • Patient-Centric

    We have flexible hours and are open on Saturdays, to accommodate your schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions

Most patients go home the day after surgery once they can drink enough to stay well hydrated. Because of the small incisions, the pain usually is well controlled with oral pain medications at home. Almost all the patients are expected to walk a few hours after gastric sleeve surgery and can start their clear liquid diet the morning after their surgery.

As you lose weight, you may be able to reduce or eliminate the need fro many of the medications you take for high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis, cholesterol, and diabetes. Do not stop taking your medication without consulting your primary care physician.

Yes. Most people think of a “diet” as a plan that leaves you hungry. That is not the way people feel after surgery. Eventually, most patients get some form of appetite back 6-18 months after surgery. Your appetite is much weaker, and easier to satisfy than before. This does not mean that you can eat whatever and whenever you want. Healthier food choices are important to best results, but most patients still enjoy tasty food, and even “treats.”

Having a sleeve gastrectomy means that you will be on smaller portions but, you can eat most things in moderation. If you have had a bypass or switch then you will be on a limited diet. This means plenty of protein, carbohydrates and very little fat. If you have something which is high in fat then one of the more unpleasant side effects is that of diarrhea. Your dietician at the aftercare visits will be able to advise you more on this.


For over 20 years, we have helped our patients have a better Quality of life and regain their self esteem.

Happy Clients

After the Surgery and you see the weight loss you’ll only have one question, why did I wait so long.

Morbid Obesity Shortens your
Life Expectancy by 20 years

The Gastric Sleeve Surgery will help you cure Morbid Obesity