Weight Loss Surgery via Roux-en-Y is generally considered to be the best procedure for the treatment of morbid obesity. Weight loss is achieved by reducing a portion of the stomach to a pouch one ounce or less in size, and by creating a stoma, a small opening between the stomach and the intestine. Gastric bypass patients may expect to lose approximately 70% of their excess body weight during the first two years following surgery...
The Sleeve Gastrectomy works by restricting food absorption and reducing hunger. Consult with a surgeon to find out if this is the best procedure for you. Advantages of gastric sleeve include lower cost, less dumping, fewer complications and does not require adjustments after the initial surgery. For patients with a really high BMI, sleeve gastrectomy may be performed as a two-part weight loss solution to provide... Read More>
The Lap-Band Procedure was developed to eliminate many associated operative risks and provides unique benefits compared to other surgeries. The only adjustable and reversible obesity surgery that does not require cutting and stapling of the stomach or gastrointestinal re-routing to bypass normal digestion. Since the stomach is divided into smaller parts, patients feel full faster, decreasing the need for large amounts of food to satisfy their hunger... Read More >
Gastric bypass is a proven method for permanent weight loss as well as a potential cure for Type II Diabetes and other conditions related to morbid obesity. There are many options available to you and we desire to assist you in attaining a healthier lifestyle if other weight loss options haven't been successful. Statistics have shown that gastric bypass surgery can help patients lose up to 90 percent of their excess body weight. The procedure works by limiting food intake and suppressing appetite. If you suffer from an obesity-related medical condition, you may be able to greatly improve your physical health by having gastric bypass surgery. Read More >