Are you a candidate for gastric sleeve surgery?

  Gastric sleeve surgery, also known as sleeve gastrectomy, is commonly performed on patients who are classified as morbidly obese and at high risk for weight-related health problems. During this laparoscopic surgery, a surgeon permanently removes 80-90% of your stomach, creating a tube or “sleeve” which can only hold a limited amount of food allowing…


How much does gastric sleeve surgery cost with and without insurance?

    Severe obesity affects millions of Americans and brings with it a host of potentially life-threatening health problems. Because of this, weight loss surgery is often considered the best and most effective treatment for people who are considered morbidly obese. However, insurance coverage and cost often play a major role in the decision to…


What you need to know about gastric sleeve surgery

After months or years of trying to lose weight, the risks associated with obesity can start to take a toll on your body. For many people, bariatric surgery is the best and safest option to get the weight off and keep it off. Over the years, Gastric Sleeve Surgery, a form of bariatric surgery and…


The Risks of Morbid Obesity and the Importance of Taking Action Now

  Obesity is a growing health problem that affects millions of people across the U.S. As the number of overweight Americans rises, so does the number of people who are considered severely or morbidly obese. From poor eating habits to high levels of stress, many different environmental factors, as well as some genetic factors, can…


Establishing a Work Out Routine After Weight Loss Surgery

  Establishing a workout routine after weight loss surgery is a major factor that affects the long-term success of your weight loss journey. Regular exercise will help you recover faster, reach your weight loss goals and maintain a healthy lifestyle. No matter what your activity level was prior to surgery, we recommend working with your…


Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions With CoolSculpting

  Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get fit and healthy in 2019? Don’t get discouraged if you haven’t seen the results you were hoping for yet. Even with a healthy diet and strict exercise routine, stubborn pockets of fat can still stick around and seemingly hide all of the progress you’ve made….


3 Things that Surprise Patients the Most After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

While it’s no surprise that many aspects of your life change after having gastric sleeve surgery, there are many “good surprises” our patients often tell us about. From looking at food in a whole new light to fewer cravings for unhealthy foods, here are a few things you might experience after having gastric sleeve surgery….


Weight Loss Surgery and Diabetes: What You Need to Know About Gastric Bypass

When determining which weight loss surgery is going to be right for you, there’s most definitely a lot to learn and a range of factors to consider. While gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and the LAP-BAND each offer their own unique benefits, for those who are obese and have poorly controlled diabetes, there’s one that deserves…