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Weight Loss Surgery Tyler TX

Local resource for evaluating weight loss surgery in Tyler. 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.

Laura E O'Halloran
(903) 510-8888
620 S Fleishel
Tyler, TX
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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Laura E O'Halloran, MD
(903) 510-8888
620 S Fleishel Ave
Tyler, TX
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Rastgar Motlagh, MD
(903) 526-2500
700 Olympic Plaza Cir Ste 420
Tyler, TX
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.James D. Saar
(903) 510-8888
620 South Fleishel Avenue
Tyler, TX
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Trinity Mother Francis
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Craig E Harrison
(903) 535-7722
1100 E Lake St
Tyler, TX
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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James R Motlagh
(903) 526-2500
700 Olympic Plaza Cir
Tyler, TX
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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James D Saar
(903) 510-8888
620 S Fleishel
Tyler, TX
Specialty
Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery

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James Douglas Saar, MD
(903) 510-8888
620 S Fleishel Ave
Tyler, TX
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1992

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Stephen Chas Le Sauvage, MD
(903) 561-8533
825 Medical Dr
Tyler, TX
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1970

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James Tillman Clark, MD
(903) 595-5522
1100 E Lake St Ste 330
Tyler, TX
Specialties
Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1966

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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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