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Weight Loss Surgery Anthony NM

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Anthony. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to bariatric surgeons, lap band surgery, weight loss surgery, bariatric surgery and gastric bypass surgery, as well as advice on weight loss, diet and exercise, nutrition programs and portion control.

William Thad Miller, MD
(915) 587-0900
7132 N Mesa St
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1966

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Nich Suthun, MD
3234 Stone Edge Rd
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chiang Mai Univ, Fac Of Med, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1965

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James Francis Peterson, MD
(915) 532-6121
1250 E Cliff Dr Ste 1B
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1957

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DeBorah Seelig
(915) 541-8825
1733 Curie Dr
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Richard D Reynolds, MD
(915) 532-6662
125 W Hague Rd Ste 120
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1997

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Bufford D Moore, MD
(915) 751-0336
8112 Turquoise St
El Paso, TX
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1985

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Harlan Robert Thering, MD
(915) 532-6662
611 Woodland Ave
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1960

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Mark A Jabor
(915) 541-1225
1700 N Oregon
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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John W Pate
(915) 539-4461
1700 Curie
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Lyle D Weeks
(915) 541-1225
1700 N Oregon
El Paso, TX
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery has been gaining popularity over the past several years, and may be available to you as a tool for weight loss. The American Society for Bariatric Surgery and the National Institutes of Health estimate that in 2005, 170,000 Americans underwent this operation. This is up significantly from 63,000 in 2002. Undoubtedly, the popularity of this surgery was fed by the publicity surrounding TV weatherman Al Roker’s and singer Carnie Wilson’s participation. Their results were dramatic.

However, this is really a last resort measure. Gastric bypass surgery is major surgery and, as such, has all the risks associated with any other invasive procedure. It should not be considered unless other less invasive means of weight loss have been given your full effort but still not helped you achieve a stable reduction in your weight. The Roux-en-Y is the most commonly performed gastric bypass operation. The procedure involves two steps: (1) Sectioning off a small segment of your stomach so that you can only take in small amounts of food, and (2) Cutting and reattaching a portion of your small intestine to this new small stomach, thereby reducing the amount of nutrients and calories you absorb from the food that you do eat.

To qualify for this procedure, potential patients must meet criteria set by the National Institutes of Health. For example, a person must have a minimum BMI of 40, or a BMI of 35 with associated co-morbidities. In addition, prospective patients are required to have tried other weight loss methods or treatments already.

Although you must discuss this with your doctor, and ultimately your surgeon, to know whether you qualify for the surgery, here are the general guidelines...

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