This is an educational website designed with both patients AND non-surgical providers. This section is devoted to professionals, and you will find resources to make your practice easier. To quickly navigate through this page, please click on one of the below areas to learn more:
This section has a picture and thumbnail description of each procedure. Included with each procedure is a list of the most characteristic merits and weaknesses of each procedure, the pace of weight loss, and the % of excess weight loss expected at 12-18 months (Based on American Averages). It represents a “no nonsense” educational resource regarding the existing surgical options which are routinely available. It acts as an easy option for the busy non bariatric practitioner to ensure that his or her patient is getting accurate information which they may use to improve their health.
List of Frequently Asked Questions
Emergency Care Information
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Adjustable Gastric Banding