5 Weird Side Effects of Weight Loss Surgery

August 29, 2022 By Donald Maynard, MD, FACS In Post Weight Loss Surgery
side effects of weight loss surgery
Bariatric surgery has become a popular option for extreme weight loss, yet there are still some side effects of weight loss surgery that no one really talks about. After any form of extreme weight loss, whether through bariatric surgery or diet and exercise, your body will begin to react in various ...

What to Expect At Your Gastroenterology Appointment

June 06, 2022 By Donald Maynard, MD, FACS In Pre Weight Loss Surgery
gastroenterology appointment
Before bariatric surgery, most surgeons will require their patients have an upper endoscopy with a gastroenterologist to review the anatomy of their stomach and esophagus. Before bariatric surgery, a gastroenterology appointment is necessary to minimize the risk of surgery. A gastroenterology consu...

How the Gastric Sleeve Helps You Lose a Lot of Weight

May 23, 2022 By Donald Maynard, MD, FACS In Bariatric Procedures
How the Gastric Sleeve helps you lose a significant amount of weight
The gastric sleeve is an operation where we remove about three-quarters of the stomach. Your stomach goes from a large, expandable stomach to a very narrow, high-pressure tube of a stomach.  Bariatric surgeons have been doing this operation in the United States for over a decade now. The initial th...