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Considering Weight Loss Surgery? Here Are 5 Reasons the LAP-BAND System Might Be Right for You

With Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, better known as the Lap-Band System, being one of the more popular surgical weight loss solutions, our patients often come to us wanting to learn more about this procedure and its benefits. We understand, the fact that you’re simply placing a band around the upper end of the stomach in […]

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Marco’s Testimonial: The Hardest, But By Far, the Most Rewarding Thing I’ve Ever Done

I’ve been a police officer for the last 28 years, and along with the way, I’ve had several injuries that caused me to get set back. In March of 2013, I even tore my posterior tibial tendon and meniscus while I was tackling a burglar on a bicycle. It seemed like every time I got […]

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Looking for a Bariatric Surgeon? Here’s Why Our Patients Choose Us

Birmingham Minimally Invasive Surgery, we’re proud to give you countless reasons to choose us over other weight loss surgery practices in the area. But don’t just take our word for it, when we ask patients why they chose us, here are the reasons we hear the most.   As far as private pay goes, we […]

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June’s Testimonial: Going to Dr. Long was the Best Decision I Ever Made

Over the years, I consistently gained weight. I’d gain about 5 to 10 pounds every couple of months, and literally before I knew it, I was pushing 300 pounds. It just kind of happens before you know it. When I got to the point where I knew I had to do something, I literally Googled […]

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Jessica’s Testimonial: Dr. Long Won Me Over and Now My Life Is Totally Different

I first started considering weight loss surgery because of my knees. It had actually gotten to the point where I could barely walk anymore. My knee surgeon told me the only other thing that could be done was a knee replacement, but, unfortunately, insurance wouldn’t cover it because I was only 40-years-old at the time. […]

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