Why choose Gravitas for bariatric surgery and weight loss treatment?
The Gravitas dedicated team of bariatric surgeons and specialist staff are committed to delivering the highest standards of service and patient care in weight loss surgery and post-operative aftercare.
Working exclusively with selected leading weight loss surgeons, Gravitas offers patients obesity surgery with complete support and reassurance that they will be treated with respect and dignity by a skilled and professional team.
Modern hospital facilities with the latest specialist equipment
developed partnerships with Spire Health Care, BMI Healthcare, Nuffield Health
Care, Ulster Independent Clinic and the Blackrock Clinic, all leading private
hospital providers in the UK and Ireland.
Through these brand leaders, Gravitas
has access to modern, clean hospital
facilities staffed by experienced nursing staff and containing the latest
specialist equipment available for bariatric surgery and high dependency
care, which means that at all times you are in safe hands.
Is obesity surgery right for me?
There is no
standard weight over which you become a suitable candidate for weight
loss surgery. You should calculate your body mass index (BMI) as an indication of whether bariatric
surgery is an option. If you are unsure about calculating your BMI but are concerned that you are seriously overweight, call
Gravitas on 08452 515 515 and they will calculate your BMI for you.
Bariatric surgery and weight loss treatments from
specialises only in weight loss surgery and their teams are experts in this
specialised field. Their experience enables them to offer individually tailored
loss surgery procedures that best meet your individual needs.
If you have
a BMI of 27 or over and want to lose between 2 and 3 stone without an operation
then the gastric balloon could be the answer.
adjustable collar (the gastric
band) is clipped around the top of the stomach using keyhole surgery. When
inflated, the band delays the passage of solid food through the upper part of
bypass has two different ways of encouraging weight loss – smaller portions
and reduced calorie absorption. Portion size is controlled with the creation of
a small pouch of stomach at the bottom end of the gullet.
the duodenal switch is technically more complex than the band and gastric
bypass, it is still performed with keyhole surgery by Gravitas’
expert obesity surgeons.
The POSE (Primary Obesity
Surgery Endoluminal) is performed by passing special instruments through
the mouth and into the stomach. The surgeon then creates ‘folds’ in the stomach
to reduce the amount of food it can hold.
gastrectomy is performed with keyhole surgery and the stomach is restricted
by dividing it vertically and removing more than 85% of it.
is an innovative surgical device for performing incisionless gastric pouch
reduction after weight loss surgery. Without any external incisions or internal
dissection, StomaphyX® creates tissue folds in the gastric pouch to
reduce its total size, typically as much as 50-70%.
surgery should only be carried out in highly specialised and experienced units.
Within the Gravitas network, they have access to some of the most highly
trained and experienced bariatric surgeons in the UK.
Weight loss surgery aftercare from Gravitas
Throughout your weight loss journey you will be seen by your own clinical team, led by your consultant obesity surgeon. All members of the team are fully trained under the supervision of Gravitas Medical Director Mr David Kerrigan. They treat all patients as individuals and they aim to meet your individual needs both before and after your operation.
The Gravitas complete aftercare programme offers what they believe to be the best package available in the UK. Read more about obesity surgery aftercare with Gravitas.
Weight loss surgery clinic locations
has clinics throughout the UK and Ireland in the following areas:
- Cumbria and Lancashire
- Chester and North Wales
- Greater Manchester
in partnership with local private hospitals, Gravitas offer both surgery and
aftercare locally, delivered by specialist, and experienced local teams.
Contact Gravitas for bariatric surgery in the UK and Ireland
PO Box 3627
Tel: 08452 515 515
Text: Send 'SLIM' to 60123
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