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Lap Band Surgery Centers and Doctors in Boston, MA

Lap Band Surgery at Surgical Weight Loss Specialists in Boston, MA

Surgical Weight Loss Specialists of Boston is the only weight-loss surgery practice in MA that uses the lap band exclusively. The center has is accredited as a Level 1 Adult Bariatric Center by the American College of Surgeons. With extensive experience in gastric band surgery, the surgeons at Surgical Weight Loss Specialists have performed over 900 band operations over the last five years.

Surgical Weight Loss Specialists’ multi-disciplinary team includes Dr. Gene Newman, a team psychologist, experienced nutritionists Linda Davenport and Jane Sylvestre, and a team of trained and compassionate nurses. A comprehensive approach to patient care before surgery ensures the most effective results for weight-loss success.

Dr. Arthur Glasgow and Dr. Adam Glasgow

The father-and-son team of Drs. Arthur and Adam Glasgow has over 45 years of combined surgical experience.

Dr. Arthur Glasgow began his practice as a general surgeon at Norwood Hospital 35 years ago, where he is the president of the medical staff and chief of surgery. He was instrumental in bringing advanced laparoscopic surgery to Norwood Hospital and was one of the first surgeons in the area to perform laparoscopic gallbladder, anti-reflux, and hernia surgery.

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Lap Band Surgery Centers and Doctors in Memphis, TN

Lap Band Surgery at Midsouth Bariatrics in Memphis, TN

At Midsouth Bariatrics in Memphis, TN, Dr. George Woodman and his team perform minimally invasive surgery for the morbidly obese. When diet and exercise aren’t enough, Midsouth Bariatrics offers the surgical solutions of lap band, sleeve gastrectomy, and balloon procedures to facilitate weight loss.

Midsouth Bariatrics tackles the many factors that can lead to obesity, including genetic and environmental factors, metabolic disorders, and lifestyle. ASMBS and the Surgical Review Committee has recognized Midsouth Bariatrics as a Center of Excellence in bariatric surgery for its multi-disciplinary approach to solving weight-loss problems. The center incorporates a team approach and “Club New You” program to ensure patients’ success throughout and following their surgeries.

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Lap Band Surgery Centers and Doctors in Charlotte, NC

Lap Band Surgery at Carolinas Weight Management in Charlotte, NC

The medical weight-loss team at Carolinas Weight Management in Charlotte, NC, includes board-certified physicians trained in bariatric medicine, fellowship-trained surgeons who specialize in laparoscopic surgery, the first nurse in the Charlotte area to be certified in bariatric nursing, psychologists, dietitians, fitness trainers, and insurance specialists.

The team works together to ensure that the “journey to good health” begins and ends with Carolinas Weight Management.

The center offers non-surgical weight-loss options as well as the surgical procedures of gastric banding, gastric sleeve, and gastric bypass.

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Lap Band Surgery Centers and Doctors in Fort Worth, TX

Lap Band Surgery at Fort Worth Lap-Band in Fort Worth, TX

Forth Worth Lap Band offers the following weight-loss surgical procedures: the lap band, new tickle lipo, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric pleat, banded plication, spider surgery, gastric bypass revision, stomaphyX, and ROSE.

Dr. Adam Smith

Calling himself a “lap band doctor, patient, and believer,” Dr. Smith is a board-certified surgeon with the unique experience of also being a recipient of the lap band surgery. As an advanced laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Smith has witnessed the incredible success of patients choosing lap band surgery, and decided to undergo the procedure himself. In 2004, Dr. Smith opened a private practice dedicated to the treatment of morbid obesity. Dr. Smith is a member of numerous professional medical societies, including the Governing Board of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the Council for Advances in Bariatrics, the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Smith also serves as an associate clinical professor at the University of North Texas.

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Lap Band Surgery Centers and Doctors in Columbus, OH

Lap Band Surgery at Central Ohio Surgical Associates in Columbus, OH

Offering a counter-weight to the leading cause of preventable death in the United States is Central Ohio Surgical Associates in Columbus, OH. The center offers lap band and roux-en-Y gastric bypass as surgical weight-loss solutions. Following surgery, the care at Central Ohio Surgical Associates includes regular follow-up visits and a focus on healthy lifestyle counseling, exercise, and nutrition education to help ensure long-lasting results.

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Lap Band Surgery Centers and Doctors in Austin, TX

Lap Band Surgery at Texas Bariatric Specialists in Austin, TX

Texas Bariatric Specialists offers a comprehensive weight-loss surgery clinic in Austin with a state-of-the-art surgical weight-loss center designed to meet all of a patients’ weight-loss needs.

This weight-loss surgery clinic recognizes the multi-factored characteristics of obesity and offers a structured and a holistic approach to regained weight-loss health. The center offers the following:

  • In-house and personalized dieticians and nutritionists to address metabolic patient needs
  • In-house exercise physiologists and personal trainers
  • Psychiatrists and/or therapists to assist with eating disorders and poor eating habits
  • Sleep disorder services and programs (sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, insomnia and narcolepsy)

The Austin branch of Texas Bariatric Specialists selectively performs lap band and gastric bypass surgery in Austin. The center also boasts lower infection rates than hospital in-patient surgical stays, efficient triage in the event of a critical occurrence, unmatched nurse-to-patient ratios, and completely private care.

Monthly support meetings, online support, and a variety of free guest lectures provide the post-procedure care necessary to patients’ weight-loss success.

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Lap Band Surgery Centers and Doctors in Los Angeles, CA

Lap Band Surgery at Surgical Weight Control Center in Los Angeles, CA

The Surgical Weight Control Center of Los Angeles, CA, has been featured on such national media as Newsweek, ABC and NBC television, and Los Angeles channel 5. The center offers several different surgical weight loss options, from the SPIDER (an innovative method for reducing the need for invasive procedures) to traditional gastric bypass, lap-band, and Realize band methods.

Dr. Carson Liu, MD

Dr. Carson Liu is a bariatric surgery specialist who received his medical degree from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago and completed his internship, residencies and research fellowship at UCLA Medical Center. In 1998, Dr. Liu was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery at UCLA Medical School, where he continued his skills in clinical practice, teaching and research. As a nationally recognized expert in the field of bariatric surgery, Dr. Liu has conducted extensive research, published many of his findings, and is sought after as a lecturer for professional societies. He is a board-certified surgeon and has performed over 2600 bariatric surgeries.

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Lap Band Surgery Centers and Doctors in Indianapolis, IN

Lap Band Surgery at St. Francis Weight Loss Center in Indianapolis, IN

St. Francis Weight Loss Center, part of St. Francis Health Care Hospital in Indianapolis, IN, offers bariatric surgery and physician-directed weight-loss programs. The program’s proven weight-loss procedures include adjustable gastric banding, gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy and revisional procedures.

St. Francis is a designated Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery.

The weight-loss team St. Francis partners with weight-loss specialists to achieve sustained weight loss, improve serious medical conditions and increase the quality of patients’ lives.

Dr. Eve Olsen

St. Francis’s weight-loss team is headed by Dr. Eve Olsen, Medical Director. Dr. Olson was the first physician in Indianapolis to take the specialty examinations given by the American Board of Bariatric Physicians, a specialty service organization of the American Medical Association.

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Lap Band Surgery Centers and Doctors in Chicago, IL

Lap Band Surgery at DayOne Health in Chicago, IL

One Decision. One Day. Lifetime Results.

One day is all it takes to change your life at DayOne Health in Chicago. The center offers same-day lap-band surgery to patients looking for an alternative to traditional gastric bypass surgery. DayOne Health is a Bariatric Center of Excellence, as designated by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

DayOne Health starts with outpatient surgery that will transform a patient's life, but support post-operatively continues with the center's staff of psychologists, dietician, and health team members.

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Lap Band Surgery Centers and Doctors in Jacksonville, FL

Lap Band Surgery at Jacksonville Weight Loss Center in Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville Weight Loss Center proudly serves all of Northeast Florida and South Georgia, offering surgical weight-loss options for morbidly obese patients. The team at Jacksonville Weight Loss Center specializes in lap band surgery, REALIZE gastric band surgeries, and sleeve gastrectomy, as well as long-term weight management.

The highly trained multidisciplinary team at Jacksonville Weight Loss consists of a registered dietitian, a licensed mental health counselor, an exercise specialist, a psychologist, and a weight-loss counselor to provide patients with safe and effective weight-loss surgery, comprehensive pre- and post-education, and ongoing aftercare.

Jacksonville Weight Loss Center also offers a unique approach to managing the national epidemic of childhood obesity through adolescent weight-loss surgery. The center performed their first adolescent lap band procedure in 2005 and has since performed the largest number of adolescent weight-loss surgeries in the nation. Jacksonville Weight Loss Center encourages parents to call the center for more information on their Teen Weight Loss program but notes that at this time, many insurance companies are not covering bariatric surgery in patients under 18 years of age.

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