Specialists in Sleeve Gastrectomy in Los Angeles
If you have a BMI over 40, or a BMI of 35 with comorbid diseases like diabetes or heart disease, you could qualify for a Lap Band or sleeve gastrectomy in Los Angeles. Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the leading weight loss specialist in Southern California. He has helped numerous patients lose weight and get healthy again. His years of training and experience have helped him not only focus on weight loss procedures, but specialize in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques so his patients heal faster after their procedure.
Dr. Feiz is also one of the leading specialists in sleeve gastrectomy after Lap Band. Although many patients get great benefits from the Lap Band device, but in some rare cases, a surgeon can implant the Band device improperly. The device could be installed too tight, too loose, or in the wrong position. This can lead to discomfort, acid reflux, and a failure to lose weight. Patients who experience this problem can feel distressed, but Dr. Feiz is here to help. In most cases, he can safely remove the Lap Band, then remove part of the stomach in the gastric sleeve procedure. Once they have healed, patients will begin to lose weight and overcome comorbid diseases. Some patients qualify for one-day revision procedures, so ask Dr. Feiz about your options if you need this type of bariatric surgery.
Whether you need a band to sleeve revision, or just have questions about the best weight loss surgery option for your body, Dr. Feiz and his great team at Dr. Feiz & Associates are here to help you.