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Weight Loss Surgery

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas

Weight Loss Surgery and Management, questions and answers about weight loss surgery 
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Frequently Asked Questions 

Q1.  What type of procedures are there?

A1.  Baylor Dallas weight loss surgical procedures are minimally invasive or laparoscopic. Types of procedures are:

  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB)
  • Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band®) Surgery
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Revisional Surgery

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Q2.  How do I know if weight loss surgery is right for me?

A2.  If you have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more, have other health problems, and/or struggle with weight loss, you may be a candidate.

Q3.  How do I know which procedure is right for me?

A3.  Based on your individual situation, health status and history, and pre-surgery tests and evaluations, you and your surgeon will determine which procedure is right for you.

Q4.  What insurance do you accept?

A4.  Baylor Dallas Weight Loss Surgery program has been designated a Center of Excellence by:

  • Aetna's  Institute of Quality for Bariatric Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield's Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Care
  • United Health Care's OptumHealth Bariatric Centers of Excellence network