Weight Loss Surgery
More than 30 percent of the American population is currently suffering from obesity.
If the current trend continues, by the year 2030 this figure is expected to rise to more than 40 percent. In the state of Florida alone, nearly 26.6 percent of our population is considered obese. For severely overweight or obese individuals, losing excess weight is a complex process that often requires medical intervention to ensure that weight loss strategies have long term success.
GI Surgical Specialists offers advanced incisionless and laparoscopic weight loss surgery options for those seeking long term weight loss. Our weight loss surgery support team provides a comprehensive approach to weight loss helping our patients resolve the behavioral and physical components of obesity.
Severely overweight and obese individuals battle more than just issues concerning their weight. Obesity is often accompanied by additional comorbid conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, heart disease and a host of other health problems. Incisionless and minimally invasive weight loss surgery has the power to not only help overweight individuals lose the weight necessary for them to live a healthier life, but also to improve many of obesity’s dangerous health effects.
In addition to improving existing comorbidities, weight loss surgery can:
- Increase your energy levels
- Improve your self esteem
- Reduce your need for medications
- Improve flexibility and endurance
Weight loss surgery is a tool that can help you make the lifestyle changes necessary to lose weight and improve your overall health and well-being. At GI Surgical Specialists, Dr. Denk is specializing in incisionless and laparoscopic methods of weight loss surgery and is dedicated to helping you select the weight loss procedure that is right for you.
Laparoscopic and Single Incision Weight Loss Surgery
Laparoscopic gastric banding is a minimally invasive weight loss surgery that does not require any permanent changes to the stomach or digestive tract. For long term weight management, The LAP-BAND System is both adjustable and reversible according to your lifestyle needs.
Learn more about LAP-BAND surgery
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy or gastric sleeve procedure is a minimally invasive weight loss surgery that modifies the size and shape of the stomach to limit the amount of food that can be eaten in one sitting. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a viable alternative to laparoscopic gastric banding.
Learn more about Sleeve Gastrectomy
Incisionless Weight Loss Surgery
The ROSE or Restorative Obesity Surgery, Endolumenal procedure is a minimally invasive surgical option that treats weight regain in gastric bypass surgery patients. This surgical procedure seeks to revise the stretched stomachs of gastric bypass patients transorally, eliminating the need to make any external incisions.
Learn more about the ROSE Procedure