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Weight Loss Surgery Brigham City UT

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Brigham City. 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.

Blotter, James W MD - Cache Valley Ear Nose & Throat
(435) 723-1216
2380 N 400 E # D
Brigham City, UT
 
Cache Valley Ear Nose & Throat
(435) 723-1216
1950 S Highway 89
Brigham City, UT
 
Wood, Gordon S MD - Cache Valley Ear Nose & Throat
(435) 723-1216
1950 S Highway 89
Brigham City, UT
 
Lawrence Chase
(435) 634-0358
321 N. Mall Drive
St George, UT
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Jason P Hunt
(801) 581-2121
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

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Braker, Reta - Cache Valley Ear Nose & Throat
(435) 723-1216
1950 S Highway 89
Brigham City, UT
 
Bennion, Jeffrey G MD - Cache Valley Ear Nose & Throat
(435) 723-1216
2380 N 400 E # D
Brigham City, UT
 
Blayne Hirsche
(801) 375-4646
1055 North 300 West
Provo, UT
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


Data Provided By:
Steven Hansen Warnock, MD
(801) 571-2020
9829 S 1300 E Ste 200
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1992

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Craig Jeffrey Salt, MD
1200 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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