An estimated one-third of American adults are obese or severely obese. About six percent of the population, or 9 million people, have over 100 pounds of excess weight, or a BMI of 40 or greater. This can lead to a variety of health problems, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, fertility problems, and even depression. Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S., has years of experience working with patients to help them lose weight with bariatric surgery. He founded Dr. Feiz & Associates to help these individuals lose weight and keep it off. He and his team specialize in nearly every bariatric procedure from Lap Band, to gastric sleeve after Lap Band.
Dr. Feiz has many years of training and experience working with patients who qualify for weight loss surgery. He knows how important it is for patients to understand the medical procedure, make a decision about their health, and get involved in their care. Patients fully understand their options and know how to make the necessary changes, will make better decisions for themselves in the long run. They will remain involved in their own health care, which keeps them focused on their weight loss journey. That’s why Dr. Feiz will discuss the benefits of gastric sleeve vs. Lap Band and many other bariatric procedures, with you on your very first visit.
Whether you need Lap Band revision surgery, or just have questions about which weight loss surgery might work best for you, Dr. Feiz and his compassionate team are here to help.