Weight loss surgery
Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is generally performed on patients with obesity. There are several types of bariatric procedures, but all focus on making modifications to the digestive system with the goal of significant weight loss.
Weight loss programs and surgery in Florida
For many of us, losing weight can be an all-consuming, painful thing, a sort of monster in our emotional closets.
It can drive every single thing we do and don't do and impact how we think and feel about ourselves. We don't think this is fair. We want you to know that you deserve to be happy and to feel good about who you are — you deserve to be healthy.
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Types of bariatric surgery we offer
We want to be sure you have as many options as possible when it comes to weight loss, so that we can choose the most effective one for you. That's why we offer a wide range of bariatric surgeries, including:
Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS)
Gastric band (laparoscopic adjustable gastric band or "lap-band")
Gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y)
leeve gastrectomy (vertical sleeve gastrectomy or gastric sleeve)
Revisional bariatric surgery
Minimally invasive weight loss procedures
- Laparoscopic conversion of prior procedures, such as lap band and sleeve gastrectomy
- Laparoscopic mini gastric bypass
- Single anastomosis duodenal switch
Our other bariatric services
Bariatric surgery is not going to make you a healthier or happier person. You need better habits and weight loss resources for the rest of your life. That's why we provide a wide range of other bariatric services, including:
Nonsurgical medically supervised weight loss programs
Adolescent bariatric programs
- Eat smaller portions, and eat them more slowly.
- Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages.
- Set achievable daily goals.
- Give yourself non-food related rewards when you meet your goals.
Postsurgical weight loss support
Weight loss doctors and specialists
Our bariatric teams are just that—teams. They work closely together and side-by-side with you to help make sure you have everything you need to succeed. Some of the specialists you may work with include:
- Bariatric coordinators
- Bariatric surgeons
- Dietitians and nutritionists
- Psychiatrists and psychologists
- Social workers
- Other doctors and nurses specially experienced in bariatrics