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Bariatric Surgery

Millions of Americans feel trapped by their weight and are looking for a way to take control of their lives. Bariatric surgery is one option for patients who are clinically overweight and have a high risk of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, depression, sleep apnea, reflux and other associated conditions. Are you a candidate?

Our bariatric care team will work with you and your doctor to determine the best option for your health needs. There are several procedure options:

Gastric Bypass
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass is the most commonly used gastric bypass surgery. A small part of the stomach is sectioned off, creating a small pouch for restricted food intake. This procedure bypasses four feet of intestine that can no longer be utilized to absorb nutrients.

Gastric Sleeve
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy removes about 85% of the stomach, leaving a much smaller stomach tube or "sleeve."  This surgery involves a shorter time under general anesthesia. It does not affect absorption of nutrients, because the intestines are not cut.

Learn More
Attend a free seminar to learn more about bariatric surgery and weight loss treatment. Information Seminar Calendar

Request a Consultation
Arnot Health is committed to helping you lose weight so that you can live a healthy life more fully. To schedule a bariatric surgery consultation, call 607-734-2695 or request a consultation

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