If you are considering weight loss surgery or have obesity related medical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or sleep apnea, contact us today. Dr. Sigi Joseph, a surgeon with advanced training in weight loss surgery can educate you on the latest surgical approaches, nutrition, exercise programs and aftercare related to weight loss surgery.
Endoscopic Revisional Procedures
Gastric bypass and other weight-loss surgery could be an option for you if:
United Surgical Associates and Centerpoint Medical Center provide a compassionate team approach to support you in achieving weight loss results.
Your first step is to attend a Bariatric Weight Loss Seminar. During the free, hour long program, Dr. Joseph will discuss the various types of bariatric surgical procedures and the comprehensive physical, psychological and nutritional preparation process leading up to the surgery.
Seminars are offered on a regular basis. Please check our web site often for current dates and times.
There are five common bariatric weight loss surgeries performed at Centerpoint Medical Center: lap band, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, duodenal switch, revisional surgeries and stomach balloon.
Each insurance policy may contain additional requirements for surgery qualifications. Please be sure to check with your insurance company to determine what specific requirements apply to you.
|18.5 – 24.9||Normal Weight||Minimal|
|25 – 29.9||Overweight||Increased|
|30 – 34.9||Obese||High|
|35 – 39.9||Severely Obese||Very High|
|40 and Over||Morbidly Obese||Extremely High|