Mesa, AZ Weight Loss (Bariatric Surgery)
Bariatric Surgical Center
National Bariatric Link
Best Bariatric Surgeons in Mesa, AZ
The consequences of being overweight or obese to an individual’s health and wellbeing range from quality of life issues to a host of health conditions, including increased risk for stroke, heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, osteoarthritis, respiratory problems and other chronic conditions.
In 2010 1,828 Arizona residents were discharged from the hospital with morbid obesity listed as their principle diagnosis, which is the reason for the hospitalization. Many of these patients received gastric bypasses or gastric restrictive procedures, such as gastric bands. There were another 31,228 hospitalizations in which morbid obesity was listed as a complication or co-morbidity.
The path to Bariatric Surgery may seem confusing and hard, but National Bariatric Link has helped hundreds of patients find the right bariatric surgeon in Mesa, AZ.
We will guide you every step of the way
Get started on your weight loss journey today!
After the first appointment, how long will it take before I have surgery?
This depends on your insurance provider and the criteria they require, as well as the tests and requirements our team finds necessary.
How long will I have to stay in the hospital after surgery?
Your hospital stay will depend on the type of weight loss surgery you have. Generally, hospital stays are between one and three days.
How do I Start the Bariatric Process? - >Pre-Qualification
The first step is to determine if you are a candidate for weight loss surgery. The National Institute of Health has set forth guidelines to determine who is an appropriate candidate for weight loss surgery. Your insurance company and your surgeon will abide by these guidelines. After you have finished the pre-qualification we will email you the step 2 – 10 to make the process simpler.
To Start, Do the Easy Bariatric Qualification Profile:
Our trained weight loss counselors and coordinators can help guide you through your entire weight loss jouney, at absolutely no cost to you! We can provide information about procedures offered in your area and suitable for you, help you find the perfect weight loss surgeon or clinic in Mesa, AZ, assist with insurance or financing if needed, and so much more!
What Surgical Options Do I Have?
There are 3 main types of bariatric surgeries preformed today, they include:
Gastric bypass is both restrictive and malabsorptive surgery. In other words, it both reduces the size of your stomach and limits the amount of nutrients your intestines can absorb.
Sleeve gastrectomy is a restrictive surgery that permanently reduces the size of the stomach by about 85 percent.
This restrictive surgery reduces the size of your stomach without cutting it.