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Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul

General Surgery
La Jolla, CA
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

La Jolla, CA

Address

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

Office

La Jolla, CA

Olde Delmar surgical

La Jolla, CA

About

Bio

Private practice. La Jolla, CA. General and Bariatric Surgery. Medical weight loss. 5 active clinical research trials. Married to Indu. Two wonderful sons! Co founder of MD Revolution - applying genomics and mobile health through a patented software platform to personalized health and wellness. Charitable foundation (meals4hunger.org) dedicated to eradicating food insecurity locally.

Specialties
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General Surgery

Bariatrics

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

24 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
No: In general a good rule is to avoid all weight loss medication while pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Harmful effects on the developing child (fetus... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Depends: Losing weight is healthy when the type of weight lost is mainly body fat. Sometimes rapid weight loss is associated with losing water, muscle mass and... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
No : That's definately a myth!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
One lb per week : The type of weight you lose is important. You can lose the wrong type of weight (muscle bone and water) or the right type of weight (fat) depending on... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
3 months if Md ok: I typically do not prescribe Phentermine for longer than 3 months. Before starting its important to have your doctor check your heart rate, blood pres... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Absolutely: Sugar binges lead to a "high" followed a few hours later by a surge in Insulin production by the pancreas and a resultant "low". Very bad for your men... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
No : Phentermine is used as an appetite suppressant. It also has a strong "anti cholinergic" profile. This may lead to a faster heart rate, higher blood pr... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Not really: Although patients often combine the 2, there is a very small but well described chance of fatal complications.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Check your BMR: A good way to find out how many calories you should consume is to have your doctor figure out how many calories your body consumes while at rest, on a... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Meal replacement : See your doctor about a 3 month plan to replace your meals with low calorie protein shakes and then gradually introduce regular foods taking care to a... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
No: Phentermine does not cause barrets esophagus.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
The opposite: Quite the contrary. High levels of body far are associated with infertility. Losing body fat can potentially improve your fertility!
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Depends on your body: Most weight loss drugs that are commonly prescribed will speed up your metabolism, suppress your appetite, and some interfere with your desire for foo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Be careful : Supplements that affect food absorption can, in your case, make your anemia worse. Fda approved metabolic stimulants like the new combination of Phent... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Probably. : I recommend you see someone who puts you on a program. After a medical eval you may qualify for additional treatment options such as some of the newer... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Depends: Depends on how much you weigh and where you carry your weight. In my experience, if you have greater than 50% body fat, you are more likely to have th... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Target heart rate: Fat "burns" when you exercise hard enough to increase your heart rate. Also, realize that your fat cells need oxygen to burn. As a result, if you wor... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
See a doctor : Your height should not affect the shape of your esophagus. Medical conditions such as achalasia or a hiatal hernia can. See a GI doctor.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
High protein diet: A diet that has 1.5g/kg of your body weight as protein, is low in fat, and ideally consumed within half an hour of resistance exercise is a physiologi... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Get an UGI: The most common problem associated with sleeve gastrectomy is reflux and associated esophageal problems. See your surgeon and discuss getting an upper... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
BMI >27: The current recommendation for weight loss medications (diet pills) in patients with impaired glucose tolerance (pre diabetes) is if the ratio of your... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Aerobics. No starch: Sounds like you need to lose body fat. Often the first place for noticeable loss is around your face. You need to figure out what heart rate your body... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Obesity treatment : Bariatrics is the field of medicine dedicated to the study and management of obesity. Medical and surgical weight loss, treatment options, clinical re... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Bhoyrul
General Surgery 33 years experience
Flour starch sugar: Foods that stimulate the pancreas to make insulin, like sugar, starch, white flour will lead to increased deposition of fat around your mid section.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bhoyrul is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bhoyrul is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Unknown
Graduated 1989MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Aberdeen Faculty of Medicine, Scotland
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Residency

UC San Francisco Medical Center

Residency

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Awards

Top Doctors, San Diego Magazine
Listed, Best Doctors in America
Best doctors in america

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
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