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Weight Management & 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
  • 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, come to a free seminar to learn more and speak with a surgeon.

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

A3.  Come to our free seminar to hear first hand about the surgical options, ask questions and speak with one of our weight loss surgeons. You and your surgeon will determine which procedure is right for you.

Q4.  Do I get to meet the surgeons?

A4.  Yes, you get to meet, talk to and ask questions of one of our weight loss surgeons at the free seminar and you will have a one-on-one consultation with your surgeon to discuss your specific needs and determine which procedure is the best for you.

Q5.  What insurance do you accept?

A5.  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