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Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital is a brand new state of the art facility offering Bariatric Surgical Weight Loss Procedures featuring three of the most talented and experienced bariatric surgeons in Louisiana- Dr. Andrew Hargroder, M.D., Dr. Drake Bellanger, M.D. and Dr. Daniel Linarello, M.D. One is Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital's Chief of Staff and two have been designated by the ASMBS (American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery) as "Center of Excellence” surgeons, recognizing bariatric surgeons with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery. Additionally, we have assembled a team of highly qualified staff who are dedicated to providing you with superior care and support.

Making a Fresh Start

While weight loss surgery is a serious surgical procedure, it is safer and more popular than ever before. Our surgeons currently perform various weight loss procedures:


Our surgeons have extensive experience in performing and caring for all of the procedures listed. The above weight loss surgical procedures not only help you lose weight, but can help improve your overall health, well-being and self-esteem. See some of the diseases and co-morbidities that can potentially be greatly improved or completely resolved with your weight loss.

Diabetes
Urinary Incontinence
High Cholesterol
Hypertension
Stroke Osteoarthritis
Sleep Apnea Heart Disease Respiratory Problems
Depression Infertility Pregnancy Complications

Our ambition is to provide you with comprehensive care and support for life-long weight control in a compassionate and understanding environment.

See if Weight Loss Surgery is right for you; register online for one of our Free Weight Loss Surgery Seminars or contact us at (985) 510-6200.

Bariatric Surgical Procedure Comparison’s

• VERTICAL SLEEVE
• ADJUSTABLE BAND
• GASTRIC BYPASS/ROUX-EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS

The chart below compares the Vertical Sleeve, Adjustable Band and Gastric Bypass.


Vertical Sleeve

Adjustable Band

Gastric Bypass

Expected weight-loss at 3 years

60-70%

50-60%

70-80%

Need for foreign body

None

Yes, band and port

None

Need for adjustments

No

Yes

No

Stomach size after surgery

80-160 cc

30-60 cc

30-60 cc

Number of years studied

>5 years

<10 years in the USA

>25 years

Reversibility

Never

Yes

Somewhat

Cost

$13,500 to $18,000

$12,000 to $13,500

$18,500-$25,000

Insurance Coverage

Rare

Routine

Routine

Hunger Suppression

Chemically

Mechanically

Chemically

Metabolic Benefit

Some

None

Significant

Risk of leak

<5%

<1%

<2%


SpecialtyIntroduction
Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
Adjustable Band Adjustable Band
Gastric BypassGastric Bypass
Roux-en-y Gastric BypassRoux-en-y Gastric Bypass



 

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