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
  • Fewer long-term issues
  • Easiest to live with
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Gastric Bypass

Gastric Bypass

  • Most established
  • 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

Variation in Outcomes at Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence

A new study (read abstract) entitled "Variation in Outcomes at Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence" published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports a surprisingly wide variation in patient outcomes across accredited bariatric surgery centers of excellence nationally. Claims data were analyzed from 145,527 patients who underwent weight


Gastric Sleeve Patient Outcomes - Update 2016

It's a new year which means it is time to evaluate my performance for the previous year, and update my outcomes statistics. This is am important and ongoing part of my practice. My #1 goal since starting my weight loss surgery practice in 2002 has been to achieve not just


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