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Bariatric Surgery Services

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Bariatric Surgery Services

Bariatric Surgery Center Serving Patients in Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Fayetteville, Fort Bragg & Beyond

Are you losing an uphill battle with weight loss? Have traditional methods of weight control, such as diet or exercise, proved largely unsuccessful? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, weight-loss surgery from the bariatric surgeons at Pinehurst Surgical may be your next best step.

Who benefits from bariatric surgery?

Patients are considered morbidly obese and may be a candidate for bariatric surgery if they:

  • Are 18 or over
  • Have a BMI (Body Mass Index) greater than 40 or greater than 35 with other medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea or other health problems related to morbid obesity
  • Have a history of failure to control weight through other methods such as diet and exercise

What are the benefits of bariatric surgery?

  • Significant long-term weight loss
  • Effective control of Type 2 diabetes
  • Effective control of high blood pressure
  • Control of sleep apnea
  • Improved symptoms of arthritis related to excess weight
  • Greatly improved physical appearance
  • Improved self-esteem and employment opportunities

To learn more about our bariatric procedures, please visit www.ncweightlosssurgery.org. This site offers helpful information on the pros and cons of each procedure, as well as tips and suggestions to follow as you recover from your surgery.

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    Gastric Surgery

    General & Bariatric Surgery

    Typically performed by way of laparoscopic (minimally invasive) approach, Roux-en Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy are proven safe and effective methods for promoting weight loss in the obese.

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    What to Expect with Bariatric Surgery

    Dietitian General & Bariatric Surgery

    Bariatric surgery is usually performed 12 weeks after the prospective patient attends a required information session with a bariatric surgeon.

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    Post-Bariatric Surgery

    Plastic & Facial Plastic Surgery Liposuction

    If you are interested in post-bariatric surgery, please visit our Plastic & Facial Plastic Surgery specialty page about Post-Bariatric Surgery offerings.

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    Schedule An Appointment

    Schedule An Appointment

    Make an appointment with one of our bariatric surgery specialists today.