Steward Centers for Weight ControlWeight Loss CentersWeight Loss Surgery Options

Weight Loss Surgery Options

Weight loss surgery options Boston

Steward® Centers for Weight Control counsel patients before and after surgery. Our comprehensive weight loss centers help patients maintain a healthy lifestyle by showing them how to plan meals and exercise for the rest of their lives. Our Centers for Weight Control perform three types of bariatric surgery. These include:

Gastric Banding Surgery

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric Sleeve Surgery


Comparison of Surgical Procedures

   Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding   Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve
How it works  Volume restriction and malabsorption Volume restriction   Volume restriction
Length of Surgery  3-4 hours  1 hour 2 hours 
Time in Hospital  2 nights   1 night   2 nights
Excess Weight Loss (at 2 years) Approx 70%   Approx 40-60%   Approx 60-70%
Return to work  4-6 weeks   2-3 weeks   4-6 weeks


Connect with Steward

Visit Our Twitter Feed Visit Our Facebook Page Visit Our YouTube Channel Email This Page Print This Page

Subscribe to our patient e-newsletter

Copyright © 2015 Steward Health Care
Connect Healthcare Panacea CMS Solutions