Dr.Chebli has personally performed more than 1,750 bariatric surgeries –one of the most in the three county region (Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte). All procedures are performed laparoscopically and include the Roux-en-y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric banding, and revision procedures. Dr. Chebli’s focus is his patients’ “picture of health” specifically the improvement of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and lipid disorders. Dr. Chebli was appointed to the Diabetes Advisory Council by Governor Rick Scott in November 2015. He was appointed Chair-Elect in November 2016.