Frequently Asked Questions About Bariatric Surgery
Like any surgery, weight loss procedures can be intimidating. That's
why we've tried to answer a few common questions here for anyone considering
Q1. What type of procedures are there?
A1. Covenant Health's weight loss surgical procedures are minimally
invasive or laparoscopic. Types of procedures offered are:
- Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
- Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band®)
- Gastric Sleeve (Sleeve Gastrectomy)
- Duodenal Switch (Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch)
Click here to read more about each of these procedures.
Q2. How do I know if weight loss surgery is right for me?
A2. If you have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more, have other health
problems, and/or struggle with weight loss, come to a
free seminar to learn more and speak with a surgeon.
Q3. How do I know which procedure is right for me?
A3. There are a number of factors that help determine which procedure fits
a particular patient the best. Come to our free seminar to hear first-hand
about the surgical options, ask questions and speak with one of our weight
loss surgeons. You and your surgeon will determine which procedure is
right for you.
Q4. Do I get to meet the surgeons?
A4. Yes, you get to meet, talk to and ask questions of one of our weight
loss surgeons at the
free seminar and you will have a one-on-one consultation with your surgeon to discuss
your specific needs and determine which procedure is the best for you.
Q5. How do I get more information?
A5. We highly recommend all interested parties attend one of our
seminars. You can also call 806-725-0000 and ask about bariatric services any time
to set up a one-on-one consultation.