Weight Loss Surgery
The Weight Loss Surgery Institute is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
The Weight Loss Surgery Institute is southern Colorado's most experienced program offering Lap-Band, Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy weight loss surgery.
Benefits of bariatric weight loss surgery include:
- Improvements or elimination of obesity-related medical conditions
- Improved quality of life - about 95% of people report this after weight loss surgery. Some studies also suggest people live longer after weight loss surgery, compared to equally obese people who do not have surgery
- Reduction in the incidence of Type II diabetes by 83%
- Average loss of 50-65% of excess body weight
A physician referral is not required. Most insurance companies including Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare provide benefits for bariatric surgery.
Conditions We Treat
- Severe arthritis
- High blood pressure
- Obstructive sleep apnea