Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is one of the most
effective options available for reversing the dangerous affects of morbid
obesity when other conservative methods of reducing weight (diet, exercise,
medication) fail to produce desired results and put patient health at risk for life–threatening conditions.
Among the life–threatening diseases bariatric surgery is helping patients overcome include; Type 2 Diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, heart disease, obstructive sleep apnea, gallbladder disease, asthma and metabolic disease. When combined with a commitment to lifestyle modifications and diet changes, weight loss procedures can be a patient’s best chance for health and longevity. Weight loss surgery is part of a comprehensive program established by your physician(s), dieticians and the other weight loss professionals of Houston Methodist Willowbrook Surgical Weight Loss Center Each program is tailored to the patient´s specific situation and health goals. The weight loss procedures our surgeons perform include LAP–BAND®, the Roux–en–Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) and Sleeve Gastrectomy.