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Weight Loss Surgery North Las Vegas NV

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in North Las Vegas. 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.

Goesel Anson
(702) 822-2100
7135 W. Sahara
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Cosmetic Surgery
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Steven G Yearsley, MD
(702) 259-7759
500 S Rancho Dr Ste 8B
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Marcus L Peterson, MD
(435) 682-2895
1950 Pinto Ln
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.Charles Ebert
(702) 259-5027
801 South Rancho Drive
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci
Year of Graduation: 1964
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Valley Hosp Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Melinda Jo Haws, MD
(615) 467-6777
2040 W Charleston Blvd Ste 301
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1991

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Jacob K Crittenden, MD
(702) 648-6794
6170 W Lake Mead Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1971

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Charles David Ebert
(702) 259-5027
801 S Rancho Dr
Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

Data Provided By:
Jacob K Crittenden III, MD
(702) 648-6794
6170 W Lake Mead Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1971

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William A Zamboni
(702) 671-5110
1707 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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V A Ram, MD FACS
(702) 252-0788
3420 Calle del Torre
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore
Graduation Year: 1955

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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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