For years you have been trying every diet fad and weight loss program under the sun with no results. What comes next? Have you considered bariatric surgery in Washington DC?
Did you know that many patients will not be able to lose weight effectively without medical intervention? If this sounds like you, it’s time to consider other options.
What is Bariatric Surgery?
Bariatric surgery is a term that stands for the surgical options you have to adjust your body in order to support and maintain weight loss.
Why is Bariatric Surgery Performed?
Patients suffering from obesity and an increased BMI run the risk of developing severe health problems including heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and more.
Bariatric surgery is a great way to address obesity head on to improve your quality of health in a safe and effective manner.
Gastric Bypass Surgery
One of the top performed surgeries for weight loss is gastric bypass.
During this surgery the stomach is adjusted to limit the amount of food it can hold and to restrict absorbable calories and nutrients.
Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery
Sleeve gastrectomy surgery removes a large portion of the stomach so that what is left can hold only a small amount of food to help the patient feel full faster and to regulate the appetite.
Gastric Band Surgery
This surgery involves an inflatable band being placed around the top of the stomach to restrict food consumed comfortably to encourage weight loss.
Where to Go for Bariatric Surgery in Washington DC
At Maryland Bariatrics our physicians and staff pride themselves on providing exceptional services for our patients by offering the top weight loss surgery options performed by skilled professionals.
For more information on how we can help you or your loved one visit our website or contact us today to schedule a consultation at (301)965-0546.