Weight-Loss Surgery Options

What is the best weight loss surgery for me?

Comparing weight loss surgery options

Choosing a bariatric surgery procedure starts with a strong relationship with your surgeon and confidence in your chosen bariatric surgery center. In addition to Dr. Ben-Meir, the Lake Health Bariatric Surgery Center team includes a patient coordinator, nurses trained in bariatric care, physician assistants, psychologists, dietitians and an exercise physiologist, all of whom offer pre- and post-surgical support. Meet our team

What are the benefits of weight loss surgery? 

Dr. Ben-Meir will help you decide if the benefits of bariatric surgery outweigh the risks. Research* shows that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery improves or eliminates the following conditions:

  • Menstrual irregularities due to PCOS in 100% of patients**

  • Acid reflux/GERD in 98% of patients**

  • High cholesterol in 95% of patients**

  • Obstructive sleep apnea in 87% of patients**

  • Type 2 diabetes in 84% of patients**

  • High blood pressure in 75% of patients**

  • Depression in 47% of patients**

  • Urinary stress incontinence in 44% of patients**

*Source: University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. **These experiences are typical, but we cannot guarantee you will have the same results.

What are the risks of weight loss surgery?

Every surgery poses potential risks and complications. Below are the possible risks and complications for the three types of weight-loss surgeries offered by Dr. Aviv Ben-Meir. While many patients worry about the risks of surgery, the health benefits of losing weight through bariatric surgery are numerous.

Risks and Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Which weight loss surgery is right for me? Learn about your options during our free, on-demand webinar: