Answers to Questions About Weight Loss Surgery

If you’re thinking of having weight loss surgery near Houston, you probably have lots of questions. One common question is whether bariatric surgery is safe. It’s important for patients to realize that every type of surgical procedure does have some risks. However, bariatric surgery is much safer now than it previously was. Quite often, patients find that the benefits of gastric sleeve surgery and other weight loss surgery options outweigh the risks. When making your decision, you can talk to your bariatric surgeon about the risks of not treating obesity.

Watch this interview with a bariatric surgeon to hear more answers to common questions about bariatric surgery. She discusses eligibility requirements, insurance coverage, and surgical approaches. She also explains how much weight patients can expect to lose, based on the type of bariatric surgery they undergo.

Disclaimer: This is only for general information. All patients should consult their doctors prior to following any of the recommendations in any articles and videos. Every patient has individual needs and limitations that only their treating physicians can be aware of.

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  • Comprehensive approach to weight loss surgery with continued follow-up.
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  • To assist him in surgery Dr. Mirza uses Highly trained and skilled surgeons and Licensed Assistants.
  • Dr. Mirza will spend time with you and evaluate you personally, at the office and at the hospital.