Bariatric Surgery

Stop Waiting. Start Living!

If you are significantly overweight and haven’t had success with normal diet and exercise, bariatric surgery may be right for you.

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What are you waiting for?

Now is the time to take back control of your health and well-being. Bariatric surgery offers a safe and healthy way for you to lose weight so you can stop waiting and start living! Cernero Surgery & Aesthetics is conveniently located for patients looking for a bariatric surgeon in North Texas and Southern Oklahoma areas.

BARIATRIC SURGERY OPTIONS

  1. Gastric Sleeve Learn More
  2. Lap Band Learn More

Gastric Sleeve

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, or Gastric Sleeve, is a resection of approximately 75 percent of the stomach causing a decrease in hunger hormones and in the capacity of the stomach, resulting in weight loss. Gastric Sleeve limits the amount of food you can eat at one time by permanently reducing the size of your stomach. As a result, you will feel full with less food and stay satisfied longer.
  • In an analysis of clinical studies involving Gastric Sleeve, patients reported that they achieved an average of 55 percent excess weight loss.
  • Another clinical study of the Gastric Sleeve procedure reported significant improvements in obesity-related health conditions including Type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and obstructive sleep apnea.

Lap Band

  • The Lap-Band ® Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band is the only adjustable and reversible weight loss procedure offered in the United States that is approved by the FDA.
  • The Lap-Band ® is a small, inflatable belt placed around the upper portion of the patient’s stomach that functions to restrict the amount of food consumed, slowing the emptying of food from the stomach, and providing a constant sensation of being full.

A Personalized Experience

with a Surgeon You Can Trust

The weight loss surgery providers at Cernero Surgery & Aesthetics provide patients with the highest level of patient education and care, without the need to drive to the Dallas Metroplex for surgery. If you are significantly overweight and are searching for a doctor who specializes in bariatric surgery, turn to Dr. Cernero and his skilled team to be there on your journey to a healthier lifestyle and a better quality of life.

Dr. Cernero understands that a patient’s desire to lose weight isn’t only about appearance, but is about health and quality of life. Being overweight can result in a number of health complications, including: Diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, joint disease, GERD, heart disease, infertility, and some types of cancer. Bariatric surgery can significantly reduce or eliminate these obesity-related health problems. Dr. Cernero will work closely with you to determine which type of bariatric surgery is the best option to help you lose weight and keep it off.

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

Cernero Surgery and Aesthetics offers competitive prices and payment options for bariatric surgery patients, whether you use insurance, choose to finance, or decide on a cash payment plan. Please contact us to help determine which payment option works best for you. Cernero Surgery & Aesthetics has two main bariatric surgery payment options available: insurance and a payment plan for self-pay patients.

  • Insurance
  • Payment Plan

Insurance

Most major insurance companies cover bariatric procedures as long as you meet their requirements. Your insurance may consider you a candidate for a weight loss procedure if your BMI is at least 35 (with underlying health conditions) or your BMI is 40 or greater (with no underlying health conditions). Contact us to get started!

Payment Plan

If you do not have insurance, do not meet your insurance requirements, or if you have an exclusion on your policy, we now offer financing options through our partners at Care Credit and American Healthcare Lending.

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