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Etwar McBean, MD, FACS

The Bariatric and Hernia Institute, founded by Dr. Etwar McBean, provides specialized programs for weight loss surgery and hernia repair.

Our surgical weight loss program offers a full range of bariatric surgery procedures that are safe and effective. Including Gastric Bypass Surgery, Gastric Sleeve Surgery and Adjustable Lap Band Surgery. We focus on laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery techniques.

Our Hernia Repair Program offers care for a variety of problems from small to large, recurrent or complex hernias, utilizing traditional open and laparoscopic techniques to suit each patient’s need.

Degrees, Training & Certifications

  • University of The West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica – Medical Degree – 1999
  • Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC – General Surgery Training – 2007
  • Cleveland Clinic in Weston, FL – Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery – 2008
  • Johns Hopkins University – MBA in Health Care Management


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • American Hernia Society
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

The Bariatric and Hernia Institute


The Bariatric and Hernia Institute
7500 Greenway Center Drive
Suite #1120
Greenbelt, MD 20770

MD (301) 805-6805 | VA (703) 288-3130