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Weight Loss Surgery Lincoln NE

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Lincoln. 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.

Dr.Samuel Bryant
(402) 483-2572
7001 A Street
Lincoln, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: St Elizabeth Comm Hlth Center, Lincoln, Ne
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Todd F Orchard, MD
(402) 483-2572
1730 S 70th St Ste 210
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Bryan Mem Hosp, Lincoln, Ne; St Elizabeth Comm Hlth Center, Lincoln, Ne
Group Practice: American Association-Hand

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Joseph Charles Camarata, MD
2222 S 16th St
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1994

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R Samuel Bryant
(402) 483-2572
1730 South 70th Street
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Royce Alan Mueller, MD
(402) 488-5600
1500 S 48th St Ste 200
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Bryan Mem Hosp, Lincoln, Ne; St Elizabeth Comm Hlth Center, Lincoln, Ne
Group Practice: Ear Nose & Throat Specialties

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Todd Francis Orchard
(402) 483-2572
1730 South 70th Street
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Mitchell Jay Henry, MD
(402) 435-0044
2222 S 16th St Ste C300
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1990

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Philip Steven Metz, MD
(402) 483-2532
1730 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: St Elizabeth Comm Hlth Center, Lincoln, Ne
Group Practice: American Association-Hand

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Mathieu Lane Hinze
(402) 483-2572
1730 South 70th Street
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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R Samuel Bryant, MD
(402) 483-2572
1730 S 70th St Ste 210
Lincoln, NE
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: St Elizabeth Comm Hlth Center, Lincoln, Ne
Group Practice: American Association-Hand

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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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