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5 out of 5 stars Lap Band

Very Caring, Very Genuine - Mississauga, ON

So amazing, so professional, so caring, so genuine, warm, and kind.

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - General Surgeons

Memberships

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

Consultation Fee

Free

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Cobourn has hospital affiliations at Trillium Health Centre .

Education

  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: University of Toronto

Treatments offered at SmartShape Weight Loss Centre

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Does Lap-Band Work on Low BMI but Overweight People?

Lap Band surgery is designed to lead to safe and sustained weight loss for individuals who are overweight or obese. If someone has a BMI within the... READ MORE

How does VSG work if you've previously had an incisional hernia repair with mesh?

Generally it should not be a problem to have a sleeve after incisional hernia repair, even with mesh. You do not need to worry about the insufflation... READ MORE

Lap Band Slipped, Could I Have the Sleeve Done?

Our experience is that patients are able to maintain their weight loss after having the band repositioned and we would normally recommend that as the... READ MORE

LapBand for Diabetics? Is it Safe to Get in Mexico?

The resolution of diabetes is related to the weight loss, but also due to the fact that a patient's caloric intake is dramatically reduced after Lap... READ MORE

Will Lap Band Removal Always Result in Weight Gain?

The Lap Band is designed to be a permanent implant. If the Lap Band is removed, studies show that patients will likely regain the weight they have... READ MORE

Can You Get Liposuction and a Full Tummy Tuck with a Lapband in

Yes, it is okay to have liposuction and a full tummy tuck with the Lap-Band. Most patients will not need plastic surgery because of the gradual and... READ MORE

Is the Lap Band Reversible?

Yes, the Lap-Band is reversible. However, the Lap-Band should be considered a permanent implant. Only in the rare instance where there is a problem... READ MORE

Will I Need to Lose Weight Before Getting a Lap Band?

At our clinic, patients are prescribed a nutritionally complete VLCD meal replacement product for at least two weeks prior to surgery to help lose... READ MORE

How long after giving birth can I do the surgery ( gastric sleeve )?

I think you can proceed with gastric sleeve surgery within 6 months or less after your pregnancy. You should be fully recovered and able to focus on... READ MORE

What are erosion symptoms? Could it be diverticulitis? Weird symptoms one year after lap band!

The two most common symptoms of erosion are either infection at the Lap Band port site, or the feeling that the Lap Band is no longer effective. With... READ MORE

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Experience
Practicing for 28 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - General Surgeons
Memberships
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
Consultation Fee

Free

Hospital Privileges
Dr. Cobourn has hospital affiliations at Trillium Health Centre .
Education
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: University of Toronto

Treatments offered at SmartShape Weight Loss Centre


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5 out of 5 stars Lap Band

Very Caring, Very Genuine - Mississauga, ON

So amazing, so professional, so caring, so genuine, warm, and kind.



Does Lap-Band Work on Low BMI but Overweight People?

Lap Band surgery is designed to lead to safe and sustained weight loss for individuals who are overweight or obese. If someone has a BMI within the... READ MORE

How does VSG work if you've previously had an incisional hernia repair with mesh?

Generally it should not be a problem to have a sleeve after incisional hernia repair, even with mesh. You do not need to worry about the insufflation... READ MORE

Lap Band Slipped, Could I Have the Sleeve Done?

Our experience is that patients are able to maintain their weight loss after having the band repositioned and we would normally recommend that as the... READ MORE

LapBand for Diabetics? Is it Safe to Get in Mexico?

The resolution of diabetes is related to the weight loss, but also due to the fact that a patient's caloric intake is dramatically reduced after Lap... READ MORE

Will Lap Band Removal Always Result in Weight Gain?

The Lap Band is designed to be a permanent implant. If the Lap Band is removed, studies show that patients will likely regain the weight they have... READ MORE

Can You Get Liposuction and a Full Tummy Tuck with a Lapband in

Yes, it is okay to have liposuction and a full tummy tuck with the Lap-Band. Most patients will not need plastic surgery because of the gradual and... READ MORE

Is the Lap Band Reversible?

Yes, the Lap-Band is reversible. However, the Lap-Band should be considered a permanent implant. Only in the rare instance where there is a problem... READ MORE

Will I Need to Lose Weight Before Getting a Lap Band?

At our clinic, patients are prescribed a nutritionally complete VLCD meal replacement product for at least two weeks prior to surgery to help lose... READ MORE

How long after giving birth can I do the surgery ( gastric sleeve )?

I think you can proceed with gastric sleeve surgery within 6 months or less after your pregnancy. You should be fully recovered and able to focus on... READ MORE

What are erosion symptoms? Could it be diverticulitis? Weird symptoms one year after lap band!

The two most common symptoms of erosion are either infection at the Lap Band port site, or the feeling that the Lap Band is no longer effective. With... READ MORE

Treatments offered at SmartShape Weight Loss Centre

Treatments offered at SmartShape Weight Loss Centre

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