Do I qualify for weight loss surgery?
You might be a candidate for surgery if you are an adult who is unable to lose weight or keep it off; particularly if you have diseases that are brought on by, or made worse by being overweight. Speak privately with our experts to see if weight loss surgery is an option for you.
What is the first step I should take if I am interested in weight loss surgery?
If you are interested in weight loss surgery we ask that you call our physician referral line, toll-free, at (877) 888-5746. Our team will answer your questions and provide you with further information regarding our program and bariatric surgeons.
What procedures are available at Los Robles Regional Medical Center?
The Center for Weight Loss Surgery at Los Robles Regional Medical Center offers the following procedures:
- Gastric Bypass also known as Roux en-Y gastric bypass
- Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Adjustable Band
- Revision For Weight Loss Surgery
For a full description of our surgical procedures visit our Procedures page.
What are the risks for weight loss surgery?
With all surgeries there are risks that need to be considered. All risk is determined on a personal level. During your appointment your bariatric surgeon will review your individual risk with you.
Will I be able to exercise after my procedure?
In order to maintain weight loss, exercise plays a fundamental role. Your bariatric surgeon will help you determine an exercise plan that is right for you following your surgical procedure.
How long will it take to recover from surgery?
Recovery from surgery varies on an individual basis and on the surgery procedure that you are having. Your physician will go over your expected recovery time and the amount of time that it will take for you to resume your daily activities.