Gastric Bypass

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Gastric bypass alters your digestive tract by attaching a small stomach pouch to your small intestine. By bypassing part of the intestine, you limit the amount of calories your body absorbs — an extra step not taken with sleeve gastrectomy and the lap bandLEARN MORE ›

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Looking forward to having my surgery done on May 26th 2016. I have read so many positive reviews I can't wait to be part of the team that has already had their surgery done and I can't wait to tell you of my experience. I will be posting some before and after photos in the future. I am so... READ MORE

SO I just scheduled my first consultation for a gastric bypass for the 5th of February. I've wanted to get this procedure for quite some time but couldn't find a doctor. Maybe i just wasent looking in the right places? But this past September I attended an informational meeting and Mercy San... READ MORE

I have been overweight my whole life and it has always been a struggle to loose weight. I am 5'8 and weigh around 355 lbs. Im also married with two beautiful kids. When I first started looking into weightloss surgery I was very interested in the sleeve but unfortunately I have horrible acid... READ MORE

Hello! I will be very honest! This procedure is no walk in the park and you really have to put all your might and will into the diets and different stages, but going from a 48 pant size in MEN to a 40 IN A MONTH... I was blown away! Waking up from surgery was hell due to all the gas, but... READ MORE

I have always been a very private person about my life and vowed to never tell or share anything I felt was personal to me. Today I have been a member for over a year and have finally got the nerve to share some of my life and experiences good and bad with you. I weigh as of today 255pds. I... READ MORE

I am scheduled for my gastric bypass procedure on April 19th, 2016. I'm excited and also scared. I have hypothyroidism, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, and depression. I'm looking forward to stopping my joint pain and high blood pressure. I know the depression will take time. My doctor... READ MORE

Hello , I am an 18 year old female who has struggled with obesity my entire life , most people usually gain weight after a bad break up or during high-school , for me , it has never been that .. I tried dieting and exercise many times and always gain the weight back. now weighing 250 , I am... READ MORE

I've been reading many reviews and finally I'm posting my own. After waiting for many years to have it done my day is almost here. My insurance denied me a few years back because I had no medical conditions but after I had my third baby everything changed. I now have diabetes, high... READ MORE

I always grew up on the heavy side, and after high school i grew very big. My heaviest weight was 352. I prepared myself through the hospitals program required before the surgery. It wasn't very hard, eating plans, losing weight on my own (slowly), seeing a psychiatrist, going to meetings for... READ MORE

Hi everyone, I hear a lot of good stuff about the surgery and I hear a lot of bad stuff about the surgery. I noticed many people have complications afterward. My surgery is on the 19th of this month and I want to hear some good stories. My surgeon is dr. Michael Russo in Fountain Valley. His... READ MORE

At 36, I can honestly say that I have tried it all to lose and maintain my weight - - from Jenny Craig at 17 to Physicians Weight Loss at 33, my weight has gone up and down every couple years. In fact, myresponse to people who haven't seen me in a while is "I'm like Oprah.. You never know if... READ MORE

Hi everyone, I am 26 years old and currently going through a divorce. The process of this ugly divorce has helped me realize that I have always put others before myself. Well I'm finally standing up for myself and taking back control. I have been researching gastric sleeve surgery for over 6... READ MORE

I had gastric bypass surgery Sept. 3rd 2015. Today April 23rd, 2016 I have lost 134 pounds. My starting weight was 304 lbs on surgery day and im now 170.6. I am 5'3 so my goal weight is 135-140 pounds. I have been exercising since week two out of surgery. The only regret I have with gastric... READ MORE

Self steem and health problems. I was unsure and insecure. The doctor answered my questions and gave me the hope i needed. Once i did it i started to see the results. The firt month o lose 25 pounds and after 9 month i have a total of 90 pounds. At first is hard to eat but it takes time and... READ MORE

So far i have done the ultrasound, seen a psychologist, and i have an appoinment in 4 days for the endoscopy and the following week chest xray and cardiologist. I currently weigh 267 -2016, my highest 290- 2014my lowest 135 in 1994..i need all the help and encouragement. I am however excited to... READ MORE

Already had many years of diet, endocrinologists down 10 per month rose 15 comes a time that did not want to leave my house my health getting worse also wanted to have my second baby with 280 lbs could not when you reach the office of Dr. Pablo Garcia was an angel for me it opened up a world of... READ MORE

Where to start I'm worried and excited, buying smaller size big plus. I had bi lateral breast cancer a few years ago and my body has been a mess since. I weigh 195 now but my health is the big issue I have heart stents and now I have type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure . Some other stuff but... READ MORE

Let me start by telling you a little about my self ...i am a mother of two beautiful little girls and have been married for 3 years together 4 years....i have been over weight all my life but was in the low 200s through out elementry ,middle, and high school ...i am currently at my heaviest at a... READ MORE

I weighed 10 pounds at birth, slimmed up as a small child and then started being overweight at the age of 9. So for most of the past 60 years, I have carried around too much weight. When I was younger, I thought I was in the "Fat but Fit" category. In the past few years, my weight has... READ MORE

Ok, so here goes nothing. I have never been a heavyset woman. Growing up, I was always thin and was active. After getting married at 19, I remained very dedicated to my appearance and, as a matter of fact, I became even more concerned about maintaining my appearance. Six years into my marriage,... READ MORE

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How much does a Gastric Bypass cost?

The typical cost for a Gastric Bypass ranges from $48-$30,000 with an average cost of $13,050. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 272 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more