What's the best procedure for you?

Sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, or LAP-BAND®?

We can help you decide.
sleeve gastrectomy

Sleeve Gastrectomy*

  • Most popular
  • Excellent weight loss
  • Low risk
  • Easiest to live with
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Gastric Bypass

Gastric Bypass*

  • Excellent weight loss
  • Proven over 40+ years
  • Best for diabetes
  • Best for heartburn/GERD
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  • Least invasive
  • Outpatient surgery
  • Low risk
  • More variable weight loss
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Lap-Band Revision

LAP-BAND® Revision*

  • Revision to sleeve or bypass
  • Better weight loss
  • Resolves LAP-BAND® issues
  • Easier to live with
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Dr. Oliak’s Blog

Dr. Oliak

How to Choose the Best Weight Loss Surgery for You

Choosing the weight loss operation best suited for you typically means choosing between the sleeve gastrectomy operation and the gastric bypass operation. These two operations are by far the most popular weight loss operations performed in the United States. Before we discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the gastric sleeve and


Gastric Sleeve Surgery for Patients with Low Initial BMI (BMI 30-35)

I recently wrote a post entitled “Weight Loss Surgery for Low BMI Patients (BMI 30-35).” In this post I reviewed the guidelines published by the ASMBS for weight loss surgery for low BMI patients, and I reviewed some recent published studies on weight loss surgery for low BMI patients. In


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