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Obesity surgery

Obesity surgery

Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who are obese. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) or by resecting and re-routing the small intestines to a small stomach pouch (gastric bypass surgery). Several recent studies report a decrease in mortality and severity of medical conditions after bariatric surgery.

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  • Ahmed Ahmed

    Ahmed Ahmed

    Consultant Gastrointestinal, Bariatric, and Laparoscopic Surgeon

    Experience
    26 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Ian Beckingham

    Ian Beckingham

    Consultant General Surgeon

    Experience
    28 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Mr Oliver Allenby-Smith

    Mr Oliver Allenby-Smith

    Consultant Hernia and Gallbladder Surgeon

    Experience
    14 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Basil Ammori

    Basil Ammori

    Consultant General and Bariatric Surgeon

    Experience
    29 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Anselm Agwunobi

    Anselm Agwunobi

    Consultant General & Gastrointestinal Surgeon

    Experience
    28 years
    GP referral
    Not required

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