Sleeve Gastrectomy

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Sleeve Gastrectomy ("stomach stapling") is a surgical procedure that permanently reduces the size of a patient's stomach. Can be combined with other bariatric surgical procedures, such as gastric bypass.
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Average Price: $7,825

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I have been over weight my entire life. In fact, I cannot think of a point in my life when I was not obese! I am blessed with three beautiful children and a wonderful husband - but my adult life has centered around them: soccer, karate, basketball, fishing trips, etc. and I allowed that to... READ MORE

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I was always thin as a child and into my twenties until I had my first daughter at 28. Pre-pregnancy weight 130- full term pregnancy weight 208 - post pregnancy weight 183. My first diet experience took me down to 153. The next thing I knew I was back to 183, then two more pregnancies and I... READ MORE

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Hello Everyone! My name is Ebony and I am embarking on a long but well worth it journey. After much research (years) I have decided to get the gastric sleeve. I am 28 years old and I weigh 382 lbs. Honestly up until recently I really didn't think of myself as being that big until I actually... READ MORE

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Hi there, I am in the very early stages of the process of Sleeve Gastrectomy. I am forty five and have been overweight to some extent from around the age of six. In 2007 I was diagnosed with a rare auto immune disease which causes muscle weakness and extreme fatigue, among other symptoms. I am... READ MORE

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I am 38 years old mother of four. I have been married for 10 years. For most of my life, I have struggled with my weight. I have tried every diet out there and nothing worked..This is my last option....My surgery date is for June 20th 2014. I will be getting the sleeve. I must say that I am... READ MORE

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I started this journey in October of 2013. I went to Dr. T and he had me go to do an Upper GI, some blood work, and a few other appointments. I was a little leery of doing this during the holidays, but I figured there would be more holidays to come in my future that I would need to eat healthy... READ MORE

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Tomorrow is my first consultation with the surgeon & nutritionist. I'm planning on having a surgery date before I leave! I've spent years building up to this moment. Unable to exercise. Watching my health getting worse. Dieting, loose a few pounds, gain that back plus a few more pounds. I want... READ MORE

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I started this new adventure by going to a seminar with my Husband in January this year and after seeing a lot of doctors I was cleared yesterday for sleeve surgery. My surgery is scheduled for April 28 2014. Very excited for this new phase in life! I have a wonderful family who is very... READ MORE

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I am having my endo today and my surgery is set for 12/12. I was completely behind my decision a weeks ago and as the day gets closer I am growing more and more anxious. This little baby in the picture is my 7 week old granddaughter and one of my main motivators. I want to be healthy for her.... READ MORE

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I had tried every diet out there before surgery. My husband got insurance that covered weight loss surgey. So I went for it after researching about it for a while. Ive lost 90. Dr Kim is very professional and educated. I knew I was in good hands. His staff is amazing too! I have no regrets. I am... READ MORE

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VSG scheduled for 5/2/14. Am soooo excited. Have been overweight since having my 1st child at age 19. Have never been able to loose more than 17 lbs or keep any of the weight off permanently. I have tried most diets and have bought many gym memberships. I have tried prescription and over- the-... READ MORE

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Well I actually have been obese all my life. But here goes, I actually looked into weight loss surgery with Dr Jawad abt 3 yrs ago and I was looking to get the lapband. Upon my initial visit he advised me that I may want to look into other surgeries that are available, I said I would but I... READ MORE

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So I started my journey back in June of 2013. My preparations have lasted through November 2013. This included going to support groups, visiting the Cardiologist, Pshychiatrist, Pulmonologist, blood tests, bla bla bla! So much work lol. My last objective was getting my EGD done, which was in... READ MORE

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Post-Op: 254 lbs. 5'7.5" 43 years old female I decided to have the Sleeve Gastrectomy in February of 2013, after attending an information seminar on Bariatric Surgery. I didn't even know the Sleeve was an option. I didn't want the Bypass and figured I'd have to have the Lap Band even though I... READ MORE

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I have struggled with my weight since age 13. I have two beautiful younger sisters and we grew up eating the same foods and playing the same sports. Yep, I was the heavy one. At age 18, I was my heaviest 265. Not cool for a Sr. in HS. From 10th grade on, this was the most horrible time for me.... READ MORE

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HELLO ALL!!! I’m excited about my weight loss journey!! I have been down this path too many times and I’m hoping that this time will be different. I remember I was almost a size 16 when I was 12 years old and throughout the years I pretty much stayed the same size until I started having... READ MORE

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Hello all this is my first post on my upcoming procedure of the gastric sleeve. I will be having my gastric sleeve for done on December 18th 2013 and I must admit that I am i nervous but I'm excited to embark on my new journey of being healthy fit and live a long happy life. I'm currently at... READ MORE

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Almost have all the money, nervous of my dream becoming a reality. I am a horsetrainer/riding instructor/ mother of 1. I had a Csection delivery for my son and sailed right through it. My cousin had the VSG and is doing great. She had it in February. I am so nervous, I have support but not a... READ MORE

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I am getting the sleeve soon i am 32 years old with 4 kids. i am 5'7 i weight 254. I decided this back in Feb. 2013 I did my research and went to two different doctors I found a liking into Dr. Pham so i decided to stick with him I have did all the test which I am find i am now doing my 6 month... READ MORE

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After contemplating surgical weightloss for many years, my husband and I finally decided to give it a go in October 2013. We attended the required seminar at Jewish Hospital with Dr. Christopher Northup. They took copies of our insurance cards there so they could find out if the surgery would be... READ MORE

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