Dr. Hornbostel received his medical degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and received his surgery training at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine. In 2002, he performed the first laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery between St. Louis and Denver.
“I’m interested in things like diabetes and high blood pressure and sleep apnea and cholesterol issues,” says Dr. Hornbostel. “We know that bariatric surgery is the best treatment for all of those problems.”
Dr. Hornbostel is the Medical Director and physician at Mosaic Life Care at St. Joseph, Bariatric Care. He treats morbid obesity. Dr. Hornbostel performs minimally invasive weight loss surgery such as gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, or duodenal switch.
Education and Certifications
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
American Board of Surgery
University of Missouri - Kansas City, Kansas City, MO