Weight Loss Surgery Offered at The Maryland Bariatric Center at Mercy
The Maryland Bariatric Center at Mercy offers weight loss surgery to help patients improve their health and address important concerns including heart disease, diabetes, joint pain and sleep apnea.
Gastric bypass surgery (Roux-en-Y surgery) is a highly effective weight loss procedure that significantly reduces the size of the stomach, and re-routes a portion of the intestine to bypass part of the digestive system.
Gastric sleeve is a surgical weight loss procedure in which about 80 percent of the stomach is removed, leaving a much smaller, tube-shaped stomach called a sleeve.
Revision bariatric surgery may be performed when there is a need to correct or enhance a previous bariatric surgery. Revisional weight loss surgery is used to address complications as well as encourage further weight loss.