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Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Consider Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass surgery—a well-established procedure that can help people like you lose, on average, 70 percent of excess weight. Your experienced surgeon at REX Bariatric Specialists performs this treatment as a laparoscopic surgery, meaning with small incisions that let you recover faster and more comfortably. Visit us to find out more about the Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in Raleigh, Wakefield, Garner, Cary or Holly Springs, North Carolina.

How Gastric Bypass Surgery Works

In gastric bypass surgery, the weight-loss surgeon uses staples to divide your stomach into a small upper pouch and larger bottom section. Food you eat goes only into the small pouch, which means you’ll feel full sooner.

Next, the surgeon connects your small intestine directly to the pouch. This step lets food bypass some of the intestine, so your body absorbs fewer calories.


Dr. Sharp, Dr. Ng and all of the staff are amazing! I completely trust them with my care. The surgeons are very knowledgeable and they will continue to follow you closely after surgery to make sure you are meeting your goals and healing properly. I really enjoyed the education and dietician classes prior to surgery. It prepared me for a healthier lifestyle in the long run. I highly recommend this practice.

What to Expect After Gastric Bypass

Expect to lose most weight in the first year after surgery if you follow recommended lifestyle changes, including eating healthfully and exercising. By the second year, weight loss will level off. Take bariatric vitamins and other supplements as directed to help your body get all the nutrients it needs after surgery. Make meal planning easier with our bariatric recipes.

Like all surgeries, gastric bypass carries some risk of complications, such as infection or bleeding. You can entrust your safety to the surgeons at REX Bariatric Specialists. They have performed hundreds of successful weight-loss surgeries with very low complication rates and are your best choice for a safe procedure.

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Cost

The price of a Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass procedure varies from case to case. Cost will depend on factors such as the exact techniques utilized and the overall time required to perform the surgery.

Support for Your Journey

Find out if you qualify for bariatric surgery treatment, including Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass in Raleigh. These procedures can improve many health problems linked to obesity. Then, learn how you benefit from REX Bariatric Specialists’ thorough preparation for surgery and support during recovery.

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