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Bariatric Surgery: Which Procedures Are Available At Banner Estrella Medical Center? - Dr. DeBarros

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Dr. John DeBarros shares the different bariatric surgery options offered at Banner Estrella Medical Center. Dr. DeBarros is devoted to a comprehensive surgical weight loss management program that emphasizes caring as part of the journey to restored health at Banner Estrella Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. DeBarros:
Well, currently we perform gastric bypass and LAP-BAND®. That is the most common bariatric procedure that’s performed. Gastric sleeve is also a procedure that we also perform. However, that in our practice, my practice has been not really become popular yet in terms of that.

Gastric sleeve patients, I personally use the gastric sleeve for patients who have done well with a LAP-BAND® or have had some type of complicating event where they have done well with a LAP-BAND®, they absolutely do not want a gastric bypass, but this would be sort of a bridge to give them that same weight loss they had with the band.

And once again, with a gastric sleeve, you really have not burned any bridges. It is not considered irreversible. However, the complexity of the operation is a lot less.

About Dr. John J. DeBarros, M.D., F.A.C.S.:
Dr. John DeBarros is an experienced surgeon and board certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of The American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons, The American College of Surgeons, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and the Maricopa Medical Society.

Keywords:
Condition: Obesity Morbid Obesity, Weight Loss, Morbidly Obese

Related Terms: Bariatric Surgery, Adjustable Gastric Band Procedure, Comorbidities, Nutrition, BMI, Weight Loss, Body Mass Index, LAP-BAND®, Gastric Bypass Surgery

Health Care Provider: Banner Hospital, Banner Medical Center, Banner Bariatric, Banner Estrella Medical Center, Banner Health, Banner Bariatric Center

Location: Phoenix, AZ, Arizona, Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, 85037

Expert: Dr. John J. DeBarros, Dr. DeBarros, John J. DeBarros, M.D., Doctor DeBarros, Bariatric Surgery John DeBarros

Expertise: Weight Management, Restorative Health, Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, LAP-BAND®, Adjustable Gastric Band, Gastric Bypass Surgery