Gastric sleeve surgery is a minimally-invasive procedure which involves making 6 small incisions in the abdomen to remove approximately 75% of the stomach. The remaining portion of the stomach takes the shape of a narrow “sleeve” which holds much less food. The surgery helps patients lose weight by restricting food intake and decreasing hormones affecting hunger.
Although there are other surgical weight loss options (like Gastric Bypass and Lap-Band), our bariatric surgeon, Dr. Eibes, performs the Gastric Sleeve procedure for many reasons.
Advantages of Gastric Sleeve surgery include:
Our comprehensive care team including weight management providers, registered dietitians and behavioral health experts, work together to ensure each patient feels prepared and supported in all aspects of their weight loss journey. We work with you to help modify behaviors so that you can lose weight and keep it off permanently.
Watch the video below featuring Dr. Eibes, our dedicated bariatric surgeon, to learn more about the gastric sleeve procedure.
*Individual results may vary. Results are not guaranteed.