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How do I choose a bariatric surgeon?

A key aspect of planning for surgery is choosing the right bariatric surgeon and clinic/hospital. Your bariatric team is an important part of your weight loss journey. Consider the following while choosing a bariatric surgeon:1

  • Talk to the surgeon to know about their experience in performing the different types of surgeries and their results
  • Talk to the previous patients of the surgeon to know their experience.
  • Talk to your surgeon about how the follow-up visits are scheduled
  • Talk to the staff at the surgeon’s clinic as they will be a part of your healthcare team.

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Disclaimer: Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider.

Ref: 1. REALIZE® Ethicon Endo-Surgery. [internet] [cited 2016 Jan 27] Available from: