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Weight Loss Surgery Fort Benning GA

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Fort Benning. 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.

Richard Wilson
(706) 327-5547
2200 North Avenue
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Thomas A Cochran
(706) 327-5547
2200 North Ave
Columbus, GA
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Ashish Kumar Jain
(706) 322-9313
2522 Warm Springs Rd
Columbus, GA
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Sumanth Pagadala, MD
(706) 327-5547
2200 North Ave
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1968

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Vincent Antonio Naman, MD
(706) 494-7700
1921 Whittlesey Rd Ste 200
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center, Columbus, Ga
Group Practice: Columbus Plastic & Cosmetic

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Vincent Antonio Naman
(706) 494-7700
1921 Whittlesey Rd
Columbus, GA
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Ashish Kumar Jain, MD
(706) 322-9313
2522 Warm Springs Rd
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1990

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Sumanth N Pagadala
(706) 327-5547
2200 North Ave
Columbus, GA
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Dr.Ashish Jain
(706) 322-9313
2522 Warm Springs Road
Columbus, GA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Richard Harding Wilson, MD
(706) 327-5547
2200 North Ave
Columbus, GA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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