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Lab Band & Gastric Bypass Surgery in Bakersfield, California

Because the complications that have been linked to obesity are many (for example, joint disease, obesity-related heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea) and potentially severe, an increasing number of obese patients in Bakersfield, California and throughout the country are seeking obesity help. Bariatric surgery like Lap Band® surgery or gastric bypass surgery can improve your quality of life in many ways.  Most patients will qualify for weight loss surgery with a Body Mass Index at or higher than 40. However, some patients need only a BMI of 35 and a complication like those mentioned earlier. If you haven’t been able to lose weight after exercising and dieting, you might want to set up an appointment with a Bakersfield, CA gastric surgeon to see if you should have gastric banding or another bariatric surgery done.

Having a gastric band or other weight loss surgery in Bakersfield means that you will be near many southern California hospitals and medical centers. For example, Bakersfield Family Medical Center, Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, and Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield are all located in Bakersfield.

Located in Kern county, Bakersfield has some options for things to see and do, so it might be nice to budget in extra time before weight loss surgery. You could go to the Kern County Museum, the Crystal Palace Museum, or the Fox Theater. If you like camping, you should definitely stop at Camping World. The Great Central Valley offers a beautiful view on a clear day.

Bariatric Surgeons in Bakersfield, California

Click here to view all of the Bariatric and Gastric surgeons near Bakersfield, CA.

Bariatric Surgeon
2615 Chester Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Bariatric Surgeon
5959 Truxtun Avenue Suite # 100
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Bariatric Surgeon
5959 Truxtun Ave. #100
Bakersfield CA 93309


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