Minimally invasive bariatric surgery options: gastric banding, gastric bypass, and gastric sleeve
If you're morbidly obese and other treatments — including diet, exercise, and medication — haven't worked for you, you may be a candidate for bariatric surgery or obesity surgery.
The Methodist Weight Management Institute offers several minimally invasive laparoscopic weight-loss surgeries for patients with a BMI of 40 or higher or a BMI of 35 with weight-related conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea, or joint pain. Most patients are candidates for laparoscopic surgery.
Minimally invasive laparoscopic weight-loss surgery options available at the Methodist Weight Management Institute, include:
The weight-loss surgery process at the Methodist Weight Management Institute includes:
- Free educational seminars
- Surgery performed in a hospital setting
- Pre-op and post-op support from a multidisciplinary health care team
- In-person and online support communities
- Discounts at Methodist's fitness centers
- Insurance pre-certification assistance
- Financial options
Advantages of laparoscopic weight-loss surgery compared to traditional bariatric surgery
- Less pain
- Fewer wound complications
- Faster recovery
- Better lung function and higher overall oxygen levels after the procedure
Contact the Methodist Weight Management Institute
Take the first step toward better health today. Contact the Methodist Weight Management Institute at 214-947-0004, toll-free 1-866-500-1852, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedule a consultation with an independently practicing physician at the Methodist Weight Management Institute.
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff, including those practicing at the Methodist Weight Management Institute, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.