VSG surgery, also known as vertical sleeve gastrectomy or simply sleeve gastrectomy surgery and gastric sleeve, is quickly becoming one of the most popular methods for surgical weight loss. Consider just a few of the many explanations for the increasing popularity of VSG surgery. First, unlike gastric banding, which depends to a greater extent on behavioral modification, VSG surgery actually decreases the levels of naturally occurring hormones responsible for creating appetite. Second, VSG surgery can be performed with ONLY A SINGLE INCISION by select surgeons qualified to use the innovative STARR Treatment. One of those few qualified surgeons able to offer micro sleeve surgery is our very own Dr. Michael Feiz, M.D., FACS.
Dr. Feiz, along with the rest of the team here at Dr. Feiz & Associates, has earned a solid reputation as a source for the highest standard of bariatric surgery. He routinely performs VSG surgery, Lap Band surgery, and gastric bypass surgery. He is also very sought-after for converting Lap Bands to sleeves, which some patients may become interested in pursuing if they are experiencing problems with their band.
Sleeve gastrectomy is not a silver bullet. Dr. Feiz would be the first to tell you that sustainable weight loss requires a long-term commitment. That said, we don’t make our patients undertake this journey alone. Long after the operation is over, Dr. Feiz continues to work with his patients to ensure proper dieting, exercise and other lifestyle changes designed to keep of those pounds.
Interested in learning more about VSG surgery, or about any of the weight loss surgical procedures offered at Dr. Feiz & Associates? We invite you to contact us directly and schedule a FREE consultation. You may also like to attend one of our FREE informational seminars near you.