Gastric Bypass

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Gastric bypass surgery alters the digestive tract by attaching a small stomach pouch to the small intestine. By bypassing part of the intestine, the number of calories your body can absorb is limited, a benefit not provided by a sleeve gastrectomy or the lap bandLEARN MORE ‚Äļ

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Ready to Turn my Life Around - Atlanta, GA

I am doing this to get rid of my diabetes and high blood pressure. All other benefits will be extra blessings. I am in the process of testing and getting clearance. It is going to be out of pocket as my insurance does not cover it. On May 5th I will have my cardiac clearance tests. I am... READ MORE

RNY at Work - Washington, DC

Always being heavy, it started to kill me within the last 3 year's. I thank God for opening the doors for me to be healed in this way. You still have to work hard and stay true to yourself. If you don't actually the surgery will bring you together..lol ask me how I know? I feel so good and alive... READ MORE

Gastric Sleeve with Dr Pablo Garcia. - CMD, Dominican Republic

Im 37 years old, two kids. I was 227 pounds. I had the Surgery one week ago, very good recovery so far, the wounds are almost healed. I have lost 13 pounds already. Good doctor fallow up. The doctor was very supporting troughout the entire proces, very open to answer all My questions. The... READ MORE

Dr. Richard got me my life back!- Duluth, GA

Dr. Richard is Amazing!!!! It was so worth going to him and getting the gastric bypass. From the first moment of stepping into his office, his staff was sweet, informative, and caring. They gave me all the tools I needed in order to succeed. He doesn't sugarcoat anything, very honest with the... READ MORE

Young Girl 28 Years Old. No Children - Dominican Republic, DO

The operation is not painful. The feeding process is slow, do not feel hungry. Recommendation is to eat only what is inthe diet and taking vitamins and calcium recommended. Protein is the most important for the replacement of some foodbase.  I feel very happy because I'v... READ MORE

16 Yrs Old 260 Lbs. - Elkins Park, PA

The best thing I could have ever done. I had been struggling with weight since I was little and got worse after puberty hit. I was depressed and very isolated because of my weight. I didn't feel pretty and I was always tired. But after the surgery everything changed. I'm still struggling with my... READ MORE

The Beginning of my Journey. Fountain Valley, CA

I am 3 weeks pre op, just started my liquid diet yesterday. It is a little scary thinking it will be six weeks on a liquid diet. I have been preparing myself mentally for three months, but still my brain keeps wanting food. I am hoping to lose 25 lbs in the next three weeks before my... READ MORE

Male Gastric Bypass RNY - Honolulu

It's a life changing experience! Best choice I've ever made. It's for my health and everything else that came with it after. If you are sitting on the fence deciding if this is right for you or not, you will definitely let yourself know when YOU are ready for the change of a life time! Life... READ MORE

My 60th Birthday Present to Myself-Getting Healthy. Grand Rapids, MI

I had a breast reduction in November 2012 and tummy tuck in March 2013. I've tried every diet possible to lose weight, but find myself heavier than before the above 2 surgeries that cut and sucked probably 20+ lbs. off me. My weight is approx. 240, BMI 39, I'm 5'5" and will be 60 years old... READ MORE

Overweight... .. Diabetic / Hypertension Risk. Dominican Republic, DO

Ready to eat to live not live to eat .. At 205 lbs I decided . Doctor Garcia is and has been amazing from Day 1 . Constant what's app & telephone communication .over 2 Mths , I came had tests , pshcological evaluation, dietician,Prayers by the surgical team (amazing) Surgery was quick and... READ MORE

mgb - Davenport, FL

Dr.Peraglie and Flo were wonderful he is caring . So grateful to have found him .My life is so much healthier!!Recovery was 1 week and was back at work!! 8 weeks and 36 pounds lighter so far!!I have had no complications. Blood pressure is back to normal dont even think about eating bad foods!!... READ MORE

31 Yr old 3 Kids Highest Weight of 250 Lbs - Houston, TX

I has the biggest I had ever been I smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, I was short of breath after taking a shower and trying to dry myself off. I hit an all time low and decided I was way to unhealthy to enter my 30s. I decided to have gastric by pass at TLC surgery center in Houston. I was... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass Done in 2004 - Miami, FL

Although I had a minor complication I would still do the surgery again. I have always had weight issues my entire life and this was the only solution that has allowed me to maintain my weight for a long period of time. Otherwise I was gaining weight every year exponentially. I lost about 76... READ MORE

Jennifer M√°rmol 29 Year. Dominican Republic, DO

Excellent doctor and the best decisions my health for my self-esteem and for my daughter the best clinical care and the part of a very good doctor super fast painless and recover process is super fast and the results imcreibles I recommend the clinice doctor and I can guarantee results as you... READ MORE

RNY at Age 42, High Weight 294, Surgery Weight 263, Current Weight 175 - Portsmouth, NH

I have been overweight all of my adult life. Had surgery in Portsmouth, NH, Dr. Kevin Looser. The program was very thorough and I felt like I knew what I was getting into. Dr. Looser was wonderful. Answered all my questions and the care was excellent. I would do it all again in a heartbeat... READ MORE

57 Year Old Male 295 Lbs Down to 165 - Huntington, NY

I am a 62 yr old male and had my surgery when I was 57. My maximum weight was 295. I am 5'11". So my BMI was around 40. I had sleep apnea, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, gout and was borderline diabetic. Also suffered from chronic back pain and excess alcohol consumption. I had... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass - East Orange, NJ

Growing up I was tall & skinny and I hated it, it wasn't until adulthood after dealing with life's twist & turn, ups & downs, is when I started packing on the pounds. So after having 7 kids, two sets of twins, I reached my high of 373 lbs. After trying every diet out, I then decided to go the... READ MORE

I Got my Life Back - Dominican Republic, DO

I met Dr. Pablo García a few years before my bypass surgery, I knew right away that he was going to be my surgean. I felt completely safe since he shows his profesionalism even when he breathes. This procedure was what i needed. I kept getting sick and handeled a high blood preassure because of ... READ MORE

29 and Hyperinsulinemic. Columbus, OH

I start my 6 month program in December with my first dietician visit. I have to say, I am somewhat apprehensive, but I can be a very determined person, so here's hoping I can prove it! lol! I have PCOS and insulin resistance at 29 years old, and come from a long line of diabetes and... READ MORE

65 and Having WLS - Altamonte Springs, FL

I have been overweight all my life. I weigh 208 now, but I am hoping to get down to 110 after my surgery. I am looking forward to losing the weight, but I am scared that I will have an "apron" afterwords, because I have a large stomach now. I will post pictures as I lose the weight. I will post... READ MORE

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