LAP BAND Surgeons

Weight Loss Surgeons
Dr. Merriman of Freedom From Obesity performs a variety of different surgical options for patients including Lap Band or gastric banding surgery, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Revisional Surgery. Located in Shreveport, LA.
Dr. Alvarez is one of the leading surgeons in the continent performing the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy or Gastric Sleeve procedure. He has worked in several hospitals in the USA, France and Mexico and has performed thousands of these procedures.
Recognized as a "Bariatric Center of Excellence" by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, our Bariatric Center is dedicated to helping patients achieve significant weight loss. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Our respected, recognized program offers a comprehensive approach and features a full range of services and the most advanced surgical options. Procedures offered: Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (open, laparoscopic and robotic), Gastric Banding, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Roux-en Y Gastric Bypass (open, laparoscopic and robotic). Located in Abington, PA.
Our center began in 1999 and we are proud to offer the latest and most up-to-date surgical and nonsurgical treatments of excessive weight. Located in Fresno, CA.
Drs. Abkin, Bertha, and Iannace of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeons of Morris, lead a practice dedicated to minimally invasive weight loss surgery and medical weight loss management. Located in Florham Park, NJ.
David Scott Thoman, MD, FACS, specializes in laparoscopic gastrointestinal and weight loss surgery in Santa Barbara, California. Weight loss procedures offered include laparoscopic gastric bypass, LAP-BAND, and single-incision LAP-BAND performed completely through an incision placed in the belly button.
Advanced Weight Loss Surgery specializes in both medical (non-surgical) and surgical weight loss. We are experts in obesity, its related health conditions, and offer a wide range of treatment options including Lap Band (gastric band), gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and other medical or surgical options, such as revisional surgery, Endoluminal Incisionless surgery (ROSE, POSE) and Gastric Plication. Located in Rockville, Maryland.
Weight Loss Surgeons

Consumer Guide to WLS

Center of Excellence

Bariatric Surgery:

Center of Excellence

Individuals who are looking into weight loss surgery should consider the benefits of choosing a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence program and find out what it can offer them in terms of care, results, and satisfaction.

The process to become a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence is rigorous, with comprehensive requirements and a thorough review of facilities, surgeons, staff, hospital, and medical records to assess each facet of care specific to bariatric surgery patients.

For a medical center to earn this distinction is similar to an actor being awarded an Oscar or an athlete winning an Olympic gold medal. It recognizes excellence in achievement and dedication to the highest standards in caring for bariatric surgery patients.