Gastric bypass is a type of weight-loss surgery that involves creating a small pouch from the stomach and connecting the newly created pouch directly to the small intestine.
The sleeve gastrectomy is a surgical weight-loss procedure changes the size and shape of your stomach to limit the amount of food that can be eaten at one time.
Weight-loss surgeries make changes to your digestive system to help you lose weight by limiting how much you can eat or by reducing the absorption of nutrients, or both. Gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgeries are done when diet and exercise haven’t worked or when you have serious health problems because of your weight. Our team of medical, psychological, nutritional and surgical specialists pledge to work together to help you succeed in permanent weight loss. Our bariatric coordinator will help facilitate appointments throughout your journey.