List of Our Procedures

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy:

  • The “Sleeve” is now the most commonly performed bariatric surgery in the United States
  • About 85% of the stomach is removed. You are left with a stomach about the size and shape of a small banana.
  • The “sleeve” restricts how much you can eat because the stomach is smaller. It also greatly affects your gastrointestinal (GI) hormones to make you less hungry and help your body regulate weight better.
  • Average weight loss is 65-75% of your excess weight. Also, there can be drastic improvement or resolution of medical conditions associated with weight.

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Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass:

  • The “gastric bypass” is currently the second most commonly performed bariatric surgery in the United States and is considered by many to be the “Gold Standard” bariatric procedure.
  • A new stomach pouch is made about the size of an egg and about 25% of the intestine is rerouted. Nothing is removed.
  • The gastric bypass works in 3 ways: First, it restricts how much you can eat because the stomach is smaller. Second, because a portion of the intestines are bypassed, less of the food you eat gets absorbed. Third, it also greatly affects your gastrointestinal (GI) hormones to make you less hungry and help your body regulate weight better.
  • Average weight loss is 65-75% of your excess weight. Also, there can be drastic improvement or resolution of medical conditions associated with weight.

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Lap Band®:

  • The Lap Band® is performed using minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery.
  • A plastic-like band is placed around the top of the stomach and connected to a port under your skin. By injecting the port with saline (water) we can inflate and deflate the balloon to make it tighter or looser.
  • The Lap Band® works by restricting how much you can eat. By injecting the port under your skin with saline (water) we can inflate and deflate the balloon to make it tighter or looser. It is reversible and the device can be removed at any time.
  • Average weight loss is about 50% of your excess weight.

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Orbera®:

  • Orbera is a new FDA approved non-surgical weight-loss option.
  • It is a safe and effective weight-loss solution with over 220,000 placements worldwide. Patients lose 3.1 times the weight than through diet and exercise alone.
  • The temporary ORBERA balloon is placed into the stomach for six months without surgery or any incisions.
  • The balloon take up space in your stomach to make you feel full and to help you eat smaller meals.
  • The weight loss is rapid with the majority of weight loss typically occurring in the first three months of treatment

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