Weight-Loss Surgery

Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Options: Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass, and Gastric Sleeve

Sisters standing side by side. Weight Loss Surgery. 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:

  • Surgery performed in a hospital setting
  • Pre-op and post-op support from a multidisciplinary health care team
  • In-person and online support communities

Advantages of laparoscopic weight-loss surgery compared to traditional bariatric surgery

  • Less pain
  • Fewer wound complications
  • Better lung function and higher overall oxygen levels after the procedure
  • Faster recovery

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 866-500-1852, or e-mail weightloss@mhd.com.

Schedule a consultation with an independently practicing physician at the Methodist Weight Management Institute.