Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery: Is it Right for You?
Battling Obesity with Bariatric Surgey at South Texas Surgeons
According to the Centers for Disease Control (as of April 2017), 36.5 perent of US adults have obesity. Conditions related to obesity, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer, are some of the leading causes of preventable death.
In a study conducted by the CDC in 2015 in the United States, the South had the highest prevalence of obesity (31.2%), followed by the Midwest (30.7%), the Northeast (26.4%), and the West (25.2%).
Here at South Texas Surgeons in San Antonio, our leading bariatric surgeons help obese patients to make a change for the better. If you have a BMI of 30 or above and have struggled to lose weight—trying diet after diet, and exercise program after exercise program to no avail—we can help.
Our top bariatric surgeons—Dr. Gerardo Carcamo and Dr. Keith Wright—have safely performed over 7,000 weight loss procedures. We perform Lap-Band, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, Gastric Balloon, vBloc Procedure, and other surgeries with much success. Let us help you reach your weight loss goals today!
Contact leading bariatric surgeons Dr. Keith Wright and Dr. Gerardo Carcamo in San Antonio for more information. Call us at 210.220.1726.