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Weight Loss Surgery Las Cruces NM

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Las Cruces. 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.

Clinton F. Welsh
(505) 521-1944
2930 E. Hillrise
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Daniel Michael Allan, MD
(505) 523-6554
780 S Walnut St
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1976

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Clinton Francis Welsh, MD
(505) 521-1944
2930 Hillrise Dr Ste 6
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1980

Data Provided By:
Scot A Martin, MD
(505) 521-7111
4351 E Lohman Ave Ste 103
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1993

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Daniel Allan
(505) 523-6554
780 S. Walnut Street
Las Cruces, NM
 
Dr.Daniel Allan
(505) 523-6554
780 S Walnut St # 1
Las Cruces, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Ravi Goravalingappa, MD
(505) 522-7982
2477 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: J Nehru Med Coll, Univ Rajasthan, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Mountain View Reg Med Ctr, Las Cruces, Nm

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Dr.RAVI GORAV
(505) 522-7982
2540 South Telshor Boulevard
Las Cruces, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Welsh, Clinton MD - Welsh Clinton MD
(575) 521-1944
2930 Hillrise Dr # 6
Las Cruces, NM
 
Gorav, Ravi MD - Gorav Ravi MD
(575) 522-7982
2477 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM
 
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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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