Robotic Surgery, Weight Loss Services
Certification: Board Certified in General Surgery
Medical School: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Ohio University Doctors Hospital Columbus, OH
Fellowship: University of South Florida
Dr. Lana Nelson specializes in bariatric or weight loss surgery, and she is board certified in general surgery. She offers comprehensive surgical care for treatment of obesity, as well as assisting patients with prior weight loss surgery who may need a revision or follow up care. Although she has experience in gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn) disorders, gallbladder disease, and abdominal hernias, she currently devotes her practice full time to bariatric surgery. She is experienced in a wide variety of open, laparoscopic, and endoscopic surgery. She is the first surgeon in Oklahoma to offer the TIF procedure (transoral incisionless fundoplication), an endoscopic procedure for heartburn.
Dr. Nelson has been in practice in our community since 2005. Dr. Nelson attended medical school at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then moved to Ohio where she completed a residency in general surgery at Ohio University Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She moved to Oklahoma after completing her fellowship at the University of South Florida Tampa General Hospital in Advanced Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery. She also serves as Director of the Bariatric Service Program at Norman Regional Hospital.
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