What is bariatric surgery?

Extensive research has shown that bariatric/metabolic weight loss surgery is the most successful treatment for obesity and its related diseases.

Bariatric surgery goes beyond weight loss. Quality of life improves in approximately 95% of weight loss surgery patients, and there is an 89% reduction in five-year mortality. Besides the obvious benefit of improving your physical functioning and appearance, the surgery results in significant improvement or remission of the following metabolic diseases:

  • Prediabetes and type 2 diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Dyslipidemia and other types of cardiovascular disease
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Venous insufficiency
  • GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)
  • Gout