Gastric Bypass

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Gastric bypass surgery alters your digestive tract by attaching a small stomach pouch to your small intestine. By bypassing part of the intestine, you limit the number of calories your body absorbs, a benefit not provided by a sleeve gastrectomy or the lap bandLEARN MORE ›


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After years of being overweight, I finally decided to go forward with the gastric bypass surgery. My highest weight was 262 (5'3 frame), but the scale seemed to like 257. I had high cholesterol, high triglycerides, pre diabetic, PCOS, sleep apnea, migraines, back pains etc. I decided I did... READ MORE

I've spent the last 10 contemplating this surgery hearing and seeing everything from the gamet of doing great to sick all the time. I'm now desperate for another tool to assist me on my road to good health and size 10 Calvin Kline's. I'm with Einstein Hospital Moss location in Philadelphia, PA,... READ MORE

I was depres and so tired of The pounds i had without any result with diet and gym... Para mí la vida no fue la misma desde que tuve mis hijos... Soy nuevamente una mujer joven y feliz conmigo misma.......................... Agradezco por el doctor Pablo García y todo su equipo...................... READ MORE

I've been struggling with my weight all my life .I weigh around 300 pounds now and I have sleep apnea and chronic pain. I have been able to follow most diets but always gain the weight back plus more. I need help. I tried to get a gastric bypass 10 years ago but didn't qualify....but now I did.... READ MORE

My motivation was seeing the success others had from the surgery preform by Dr Daniel J Rosen. Mine was a medical decision not only for weight loss it also help my existing health problems.I no longer on medication for high blood pressure and high cholesterol I was borderline diabetic. It's a... READ MORE

Like most that consider RNY Gastric bypass, I had tried every diet you could imagine and could not lose the weight. The main cause was I didn't have the will power to stick to it. I felt like when I dieted I was starving all the time! After going through all the procedures for insurance to... READ MORE

Deciding between two docs right now. Dr Rupa Seetharamaiah or Dr Jorge Sosa, both in Miami, Fl. I've done a crap ton of research over the past year and a half, and started really going for surgery about six months ago. I went to Dr Rupa's seminar at Baptist hospital and meet with her and a... READ MORE

Since I develope as a young lady I started gaining weigth, over the years I execersiced, dieted and never lost more than ten pound, wich I gain again right away after disapointing results. After to problematic pregnancies I decided to take charge of my weigth for the sake of my baby boy and the... READ MORE

Looking forward to taking back 10 years of my youth. I want to be more active. Stop sleeping with a cpap machine. Stop shopping the Plus sizes and accomplish my goal of taking care of ME now. Kids all grown. I'm taking my turn now. Want to get into a swim suit without hiding. Behind a... READ MORE

I am getting older want to still look good and feel good about myself. Dr. Kang helped me in this! He is a caring and understand Doctor. He's the best to me and I appreciate him and his kindness always. He has been my doctor for six years now and has cared for me with other health issues. I... READ MORE

I’ve been on this site for ages researching the procedures I’ll need to get my body back in shape after losing over 100 lbs with a gastric bypass. It’s well worth it, and I still consider WLS to be the best thing I’ve ever done! So I thought I’d share my experience for those who are embarking... READ MORE

Little did I know when I made the choice to do WLS that my life would change physiologically, physically and nutritionally. It's definitely a lifestyle change that must be approached in a very positive way. Every step of the way must be evaluated by oneself. Dr Albert Wetter gAve me a tool to... READ MORE

I had. My gastric sleeve done 03/05/14 at A Lighter Me in Tiajuana Mexico with Dr. Elias Ortiz. Im 100% satisfied so far! Although i am only 8wks in!!!! And 46lbs down!!! Im feeling amazing and blessed. Cant wait to see where i will be in about 6months. Hoping to be at least at -100lbs lost that... READ MORE

I am 47, proud mother of 3 adult children.. I want to lose weight so that my diabetes will go away and I can live a healthier life. :) I am still in the process of getting the appointments done and such to get the procedure done. I had to lose 5 lbs in order to get the surgery and am at my goal... READ MORE

I had gastric bypass July 2013. My highest weight was 688 lbs. I am currently 273 and I am excited. Thee journey was long, but it was extremely worth it. I like the option of having dumping syndrome as this kept me on the straight and narrow during my journey. I was not able to work out like... READ MORE

Hi I'm Prank, I am 30 years old, since my 9 year old I am obese, at 13 I was diagnosed with Diabetes, since then I have been under plans to lose weight and infinite treatments. Today, thanks to this surgery I'm only using 10% of medicines, only two months after the surgery. Thank you Dr. Paul... READ MORE

Started at 350lbs and ended at 178lbs. I lost 100 pounds the first 100 days. I feel great. I look great. It was the best decision of my life.  I am now almost 4 years post-op and I constantly get the same questions from people... Have you kept the weight off? Have you gained any of your... READ MORE

I'm looking for help. I been back and forth trying to make the right decision. I finally made an appointment for weight loss. I'm not sure which to get. My friend had the sleeve but she doesn't like to talk about it. I'm not sure if the sleeve or gastric bypass is better. I seen the... READ MORE

Joe Odonoghue is an absolute legend . He is my hero and has given me my life back and I can't thank him enough . He removed just short of a stone in weight off my stomach after struggling to shift it after losing 9 stone and having a baby . Please see joe before you even consider anyone else he... READ MORE

I have battled my weight since I was 21 years old. I had my daughter at 24 and since then I've tried from weight loss doctors who prescribed me pills like phentermine and water pills that worked as long I was taking them. Then at 30 I had my son continued with the pills then couldn't afford it... READ MORE

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