Weight Loss Procedures
Gastric Bypass surgically makes your stomach smaller. Because of that you will feel full sooner which results in eating smaller portions and weight loss.
Gastric bypass Procedure info/risks
Gastric banding wraps a device around the upper part of your stomach to form a ring. The ring has an access port where your doctor can add or take away saline. Adding saline makes the stomach opening smaller, restricting the amount of food and liquid you can eat in one sitting.
Gastric Banding Procedure info/risks
A sleeve gastrectomy surgically removes half the stomach, leaving a thin vertical sleeve, about the size of a banana. Restrictive surgeries like this make your stomach smaller so you feel full quicker. With sleeve gastrectomy, part of your stomach has been removed, this procedure is not reversible.
Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure info/risks
A duodenal switch changes your digestive process allowing food to bypass part of the small intestine so you absorb fewer calories. A good candidate for this surgery is generally severely obese and hasn’t been able to lose weight through other methods.
Duodenal Switch Procedure info/risks
A gastric balloon gastric balloon procedure places a soft balloon, about the size of a grapefruit, in your stomach for six months to encourage portion control. During the first six months you will work with our support team, putting healthy lifestyle choices in place. At six months, the balloon is removed and our support team will continue to guide you toward making healthy lifestyle choices.
Gastric Balloon Procedure info/risks
In some cases, a revision to any of these surgeries may be needed to address complications or weight loss goals.