Vertical Sleeve Procedure

Weighing the Costs of Bariatric Surgery

Choosing to undergo weight loss surgery is a huge decision that should be thoroughly researched and given expert opinion. There are mental costs as well as the actual monetary costs that accompany these procedures. We often get the question, “how much does weight loss surgery cost?” Surgery costs depend on how your insurance is contracted […]

Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric surgery is a technical term for weight loss surgery. This category of procedures is relatively new, but the reported health benefits have saved many lives worldwide. These benefits include recovery from type I and II diabetes, cardiovascular system improvements, and extended lifetime. Western Bariatric Institute in Reno, Nevada is a dedicated weight-loss unit. We […]

Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure in Reno

If you browse our gallery of surgery patients, you will see transformations in both body figure and emotions. The smiles on the faces of Western Bariatric patients say it all; we have given people their lives back thanks to procedures like the vertical sleeve gastrectomy. The gastrectomy sleeve procedure involves the surgical removal of a […]

Weight Loss Surgery by the Most Trusted Name in Bariatrics

A highly experienced and multidisciplinary weight loss surgery center, Western Bariatric Institute is the largest surgical practice in Northern Nevada. As a leader in the field of bariatric surgery, we have a long track record of professional care, compassionate service, and outstanding outcomes. Our comprehensive programs serve the full spectrum of patients and we pride […]

What is a Vertical Sleeve?

  A newer weight loss procedure introduced to medicine, the vertical sleeve is gaining popularity among patients that are searching for weight loss solutions. Although it is similar to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, vertical sleeve procedures vary slightly from gastric bypass in the following ways: Your stomach is reduced in size by 85%, allowing you […]