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Overview

Though bariatric surgery was introduced more than four decades ago, the rising incidence of morbid obesity and the development of ever better minimally invasive techniques have substantially increased demand for weight loss surgery. Weight reduction can help eliminate type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular and respiratory disorders.

Procedures

Our fellowship-trained surgeons do 100 percent of procedures laparascopically. We offer three different bariatric approaches: Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...

Less Cutting, More Edge

Though results vary from case to case, patients can expect to lose between 55 and 70 percent of their excess weight. As bariatric surgery is just one step to achieving better...

Statistic

Our mature bariatric surgery program has done over 2,000 weight loss procedures, and is an American College of Surgeons A1 level Center of Excellence.

100% of our procedures are performed laparoscopically, with BMI as high as 100 and 0.2% mortality.