Dr. Gonzalez explains if a sleeve gastrectomy is painful.
I think that the pain of a sleeve gastrectomy is somewhere between that of a band and a bypass. It is not probably as painful as a bypass, but it’s a little bit more painful than a band operation.
About Dr. Gonzalez, M.D.:
Anthony Gonzalez, M.D., is a general and bariatric surgeon at the Baptist Hospital of Miami and South Miami Hospital. He has been practicing medicine for more than 10 years and focuses his interest on bariatric surgery and laparoscopic surgery.