Is Gastric Bypass Surgery Right for You?

happy-woman-near-oceanThe Roux-en-Y (RYGB) gastric bypass surgery is one of the most trusted procedures used in the U.S. today. This gold standard process produces a 95% loss of significant weight and an improvement in health.

This long-term solution for candidates that are looking to change their life cant be found at an affordable price with the Western Bariatric Institute. This procedure is not only one of the most widely performed bariatric surgeries, but one of the quickest, as gastric bypass surgery can be performed in about one hour. The best part? Most post-op patients experience rapid weight loss immediately after surgery and continue this pattern for the next 18 – 24 months.

Are you a candidate for gastric bypass surgery?

  • Patients are candidates if they have a Body Mass Index over 35 and suffer from any health condition related to obesity.
  • Anyone with a BMI over 40, regardless of health conditions, is a candidate. Some people are not candidates for the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass due to other medical concerns, but this should be discussed with your surgeon.

To calculate your BMI, you can input your height and weight into our BMI calculator.

If you are looking to make a change in your life and have tried virtually everything to lose weight, gastric bypass surgery may be the best option for you, and at Western Bariatric Institute we offer it at a price you can afford. We are happy to walk you through the process of this procedure, helping you to understand what to expect before and after your surgery to ensure that we are taking the right steps for you towards a healthy life.

Contact the Western Bariatric Institute today to schedule a consultation.