Surgical Weight Loss

Morbid obesity is associated with a multitude of health problems, many of which increase the risk of death. It is estimated more than over 300,000 deaths a year are caused by obesity-related illnesses - three times the number of people who die each year from breast cancer and colon cancer combined. Therefore, the need to lose weight is not simply cosmetic, but lifesaving. The good news is that most obesity-related health problems improve, and some are even cured, after weight loss surgery.

Getting Started

An outline of steps to start the evaluation and treatment process.

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Surgery Options

Find the information you need to decide if bariatric surgery is for you including more information on our different techniques.

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After Surgery

Information on Gastric Band Post-Operative Care, Testimonials on our patients' experiences with weight loss surgery and more on Support Groups.

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Patient Resources

BMI Calculator, Info Session, Patient Handouts and more.

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Forms to request more information, attend our information sessions or, ask us a question.

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Q/A with Dr. Fielding

Question and Answer videos by Dr. George Fielding, who is familiar with surgery as both a patient and a surgeon. He brings a unique perspective to the topic in this series of short videos.

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