Bariatric and Plastic Surgeons

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Minigastric Bypass

Mini gastric bypass surgery is called single-anastomosis gastric bypass. It is a modified version of the traditional gastric bypass. It involves creating a small pouch at the top of the stomach. It is then connected directly to the small intestine. It bypasses some of the stomach and the upper part of the small intestine.

  1. Mini gastric bypass surgery is effective for weight loss. Like the traditional gastric bypass. It reduces the stomach size, altering the digestive pathway. This restricts food intake and absorption. The result is substantial and sustained weight loss.
  2. It can help improve or resolve obesity-related health conditions. Examples are type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. Sleep apnea, and high cholesterol also benefit. Hormonal and metabolic processes in the body change. This leads to better blood sugar control. And reduced blood pressure with improved lipid profile.
  3. It reduces the risk of developing serious obesity-related health problems. Examples are heart disease and stroke. And certain cancers, joint problems, and infertility.
  4. It is simpler and less time-consuming than traditional surgery. There are fewer incisions and a shorter operating time. This reduces surgical risks with faster recovery for some patients.

Please consult with a qualified healthcare professional. They will assess your situation. And help determine the most appropriate surgical option for you.

  • Have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher (severe obesity). Or a BMI of 35-39.9 (obesity). And they have significant obesity-related health issues.
  • Have tried to lose weight through diet and exercise without long-term success.
  • Are committed to making permanent lifestyle changes. This includes a healthy diet. And engaging in regular physical activity.
  • Are free from any medical conditions. These could increase surgery risks.

Talk to your doctor. They will assess your situation. And help determine the most appropriate surgical option for you. Ask for a free consultation today!

Our Specialists

Dr. Jeffry Romero is a double certified surgeon, highly specialized in Bariatric Surgery.

Dr. Jeffry Romero

Bariatric Surgeon
Phone: +1 (619) 712 4137
Dr Jose Sergio Verboonen Sotelo, CERTIFIED BARIATRIC SURGEON

Dr. Sergio Verboonen

Bariatric Surgeon
Phone: +1 (619) 712 4137