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Weight Loss Bariatric Surgery Palm Springs

Weight Loss Bariatric Surgery Palm Springs
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Learn More About Weight Loss Surgery

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Gastric Bypass Surgery

Dr. Ramy Awad licensed and board certified surgeon specializes in this weight loss surgery which will allow you to lose weight by changing how your stomach and small intestine handle the food you eat.

Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery

Learn more about this weight loss surgery procedure which reduces the size of the stomach to about 25% from its original size.

LAP-BAND® Surgery

Lap band surgery is relatively quick and is the shortest of the bariatric weight loss surgery procedures; you will spend less time in the operating theatre and under anesthesia.

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What Some Of Our Patients Are Saying

This the first time in my life that I look like my family in face and body (always lower weight until now) and they’re telling me 'I look fabulous'. I refer people to Dr. Awad all day long! It has changed her life to the point that she can now state 'I’ve found the real me'!
Cathy Ripley, Employee at Desert Regional Medical Center
Are you a Candidate for Surgery?
In order to be a candidate, you must be at least 100 pounds over your ideal body weight, have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 40, or over 35. Contact us to learn more.
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Ask Your Bariatric Surgery Questions

  • Are there things that might disqualify me for the surgery?

    Speak to our medical team to learn more on what factors such as substance abuse can disqualify you as a candidate.
  • How invasive is the procedure?

    This is important too. Many have images in their minds of some oversized “banding” gadget. It’s not nearly that complicated and again, because of the medical advances, it’s a much easier surgery. But again, speak with your surgeon.
  • Is one bariatric surgery procedure better than another?

    Another related question we hear is: why do you feel I'm a better candidate for the one you chose? Of course, this might seem a bit technical, but you have to remember this is your life. You're not overwhelming your medical team by asking for clarification. In fact, it lets them know they have a patient who are proactive in his or her health.
  • How safe is the specific procedure?

    The truth is, medical advances are being made on a daily basis. Gone are the days when many were unsure of how the surgery worked and were even more confused about why it worked. Even if you know it’s going to be your solution and you’re in it for the long haul, complete with lifestyle changes, the more you know, the less stressful it’s going to be. Conduct your due diligence. Speak with the nurses – educate yourself.
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Happy Bariatric Surgery Patients

A Recent Happy Patient of Desert & Bariatric Specialists in Palm Springs

January 17, 2015
Michael Knollhoff - Gastric Sleeve Surgery

I can not give enough praise to Dr Awad, his staff and the gastric sleeve surgery.

At my highest weight I tipped the scales at 293 pounds, standing 5'11". I was not happy with this weight and would lose some weight gain it back and then lose again. I usually stayed in the mid 270's and came(...)