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FAQs on Bariatrics

Bariatrics is the branch of medicine that specializes in diagnoses, treatments, and prevention for obesity.


Below is a list of FAQs about bariatric surgery such as the services offered at Northern Virginia Surgical Specialists.


What Does a Bariatric Surgeon Do?

A bariatric surgeon is the best person to see if you are suffering from the disease of obesity. After all, many patients who are struggling to lose weight often require medical intervention based on health issues.


How Much Weight Can You Lose with Bariatric Surgery?

Depending on the type of bariatric surgery you undergo, you can lose up to 30% of your excess weight or more!


In fact, bariatric surgery is one of the best tools to train your body to feel full faster in order to support healthy weight loss that stays off over time.


What Types of Bariatric Surgery are There?

The best surgery center will have surgeons who specialize in performing a range of surgeries depending on what is best for the patient.


Some of the most commonly performed surgeries include:


Will My Bariatric Surgeon Help Me Keep the Weight Off After Surgery?

If you are interested in entrusting your health with a weight loss surgeon you will want to find a practice that is wholly committed to improving your health by offering dietician and physician services to help you on your journey before, during, and after your surgery.


Many offices even offer bariatric surgery support groups and nutrition counseling services to encourage their patients to sustain their weight loss through healthy lifestyle choices for a lifetime.


Schedule a Consultation with a Bariatrics Professional Today

Call Northern Virginia Surgical Specialists today to schedule a weight loss surgery consultation with one of our board-certified bariatric surgeons, we look forward to helping you embark on your journey towards healthy living! 540-347-2805.

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