Bala Thatigotla, MD

Employed by Trinity Medical, WNY
Employed by Catholic Health
 Accepting New Patients


Bariatric Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery
General Surgery


English Telugu Hindi



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Specialty Procedures

Bariatric and metabolic Surgery:

  • Laparoscopic and Robotic Roux En Y Gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic /robotic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric band
  • Laparoscopic /robotic biliopancreatic diversion-duodenal switch
  • Revision Bariatric surgery

Robotic Surgery:

  • Robotic Bariatric surgery :Roux En Y gastric bypass,BPD-DS,Revision surgeries
  • Robotic paraesophageal hernia/fundoplication for Acid reflux surgery/heller myotomy
  • Robotic cholecystectomy
  • Robotic abdominal wall hernia : component separation with TAR,incisional, ventral and inguinal
  • Robotic Colo rectal procedures
  • Robotic pancreas and biliary procedures


  • Laparoscopic and robotic paraesophageal hernias
  • Fundoplication for Gastro Esophageal reflux disease, Heller myotomies.

Biliary-pancreatic surgeries:

  • Laparoscopic/robotic Common bile duct procedures
  • Laparoscopic/robotic pancreas procedures for non cancerous conditions


  • Laparoscopic and robotic colo-rectal procedures

Gastric Pacemaker insertion for Gastric motility problems

LINX device insertion for GERD

Solid organ

  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomies Laparoscopic splenectomies

Interventional Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal endoscopies

Minimally Invasive General Surgery

Research interests:

  • Metabolic surgery
  • Robotics in general /GI surgery

Education & Training


Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Advanced Laparoscopic/Bariatric and Robotic Surgery Fellowship

Albert Einstein School of Medicine

General Surgery Residency

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

General Surgery Residency

Sri Venkateswara Medical College

Doctorate of Medicine

Certification / Memberships

  • Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
  • Member of Society of American Gastroenterology and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • Member of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)
  • American Medical Association
  • Certification in Healthcare Quality and Management
  • Certified in General Surgery by American Board of Surgery
  • Certified in General Surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh


Office Locations

Trinity General and Bariatric Surgery

2625 Harlem Rd Ste 240
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Hospital Affiliations

Sisters of Charity Hospital
2157 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
St. Joseph Campus
2605 Harlem Road
Buffalo, NY 14225