Many Americans struggle with their weight, but not all struggles are the same! Indeed, being a few pounds overweight is not the same as truly struggling with obesity. Many Americans suffer from obesity or severe obesity, and the comorbid diseases that go with the condition. A great many of these people have tried and failed to keep off significant amounts of weight, and sometimes gain extra pounds after a diet fails. Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. founded Dr. Feiz & Associates to help exactly these people reach a healthy weight and eliminate comorbid diseases associated with obesity. He and his team specialize in a variety of weight loss surgery techniques which are minimally invasive, including Lap Band, sleeve gastrectomy, and even gastric sleeve after Lap Band.
Dr. Feiz knows how important it is for people to not just lose weight, but maintain a healthy weight. During his first consultation with a new patient, Dr. Feiz will discuss details of different types of weight loss procedures so that the patient knows their options. After discussing the benefits of gastric sleeve vs. Lap Band in particular, most patients choose one of these two minimally-invasive weight loss surgeries, and successfully shed pounds, along with diabetes, heart disease, joint pain, and depression.
While most patients who choose the Lap Band see solid weight loss success, a small number of patients will not experience the results they want, or suffer side effects from the device. Dr. Feiz also specializes in Lap Band revision surgery specifically to help these patients. In some cases, the patient may choose to have a gastric sleeve procedure after the Band revision. Dr. Feiz and his compassionate team at Dr. Feiz & Associates are dedicated to helping patients reach a healthy weight with bariatric procedures.