Morbid obesity can lead to debilitating and life-threatening medical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hypertension.
Center for Weight Loss Surgery
The Center for Weight Loss Surgery includes a multidisciplinary team dedicated to helping individuals lead healthier lives through minimally invasive bariatric surgery. Danbury Hospitals assists patients before, during and after surgery to help patients achieve long-term success.
Bariatric Care for Women of All Ages
Women of all ages, including older adults, can benefit from bariatric surgery. Many are relieved to learn that women can go on to get pregnant and give birth to healthy babies following bariatric surgery.
For More Information
To learn more about how to lose weight through bariatric surgery, attend a free informational seminar or call 1-800-516-3657. Visit our patient and visitor information section to learn more about Danbury Hospital.
Director, Center for Weight Loss Surgery
Laura Choi, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Director of the Center for Weight Loss Surgery
Fred and Irmi Bering Chair in Laparoscopic Surgery
Dr. Choi is a fellowship trained, nationally recognized board certified general and bariatric surgeon. Her focus is on minimally invasive techniques for general surgery and bariatric surgery procedures.
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Fellowship trained in laparoscopy, she serves as the Director of the Center for Weight Loss Surgery and holds the Fred and Irmi Bering Chair in Laparoscopic Surgery.
Procedures and Specialties
- Bariatric Surgery; Roux-en-y Bypass Procedure, Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy
- General Surgery Laparoscopic Procedures
- Gallbladder disease, hernia, complex hernia, recurrent hernia, hiatial hernia/paraesophageal hernia, reflux disease, stomach and small intestinal disease and splenectomy.
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