Alternative to Lapband Surgery

Gastric banding is a common weight loss surgery procedure that has helped numerous men and women achieve a healthy weight in a safe, controlled manner. Dr. Bernie Hanna is one of the more experienced surgeons in Las Vegas. In order to achieve truly outstanding results, he customizes every procedure and carefully monitors each patient’s progress.The most …

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Bariatric Doctors

A Bariatric Doctor is a licensed licensed Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) who specializes in medical weight management. Bariatric physicians may treat overweight and obese patients with diet, nutrition, exercise, behavioral therapy, appropriate medications, or any combination of these treatments. A Baratric Doctor can  also be called a Bariatrician or a Bariatric Surgeon. If you’re …

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Bariatric Surgeon

A Bariatric Surgeon is a surgeon who preforms bariatric operations to aid in weight loss. Bariatric surgery is an operation on the stomach and/or intestines that helps patients lose weight who are extremely obese. This surgery is an option for people who cannot lose weight by “traditional methods”, and/or those who suffer from serious health …

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Gastric Sleeve

The Gastric Sleeve / Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure is a restrictive procedure that by creating a smaller stomach pouch, limits the amount of food that can be eaten at any one time. You feel full sooner and stay full longer. As you eat less food the body will stop storing excess calories and start using its …

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Bariatric Bypass

Gastric Bypass is a laparoscopic procedure using small incisions to divide the stomach into a small upper pouch and a much larger remnant pouch. The small pouch is then reattached to the small intestine, allowing food to bypass a portion of the digestive track. It is the most involved procedure and the oldest of the …

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Lap Band Surgery

Gastric banding is a common weight loss surgery procedure that has helped numerous men and women achieve a healthy weight in a safe, controlled manner. Dr. Bernie Hanna is one of the more experienced surgeons in Las Vegas. In order to achieve truly outstanding results, he customizes every procedure and carefully monitors each patient’s progress. Explore …

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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is an operation on the stomach and/or intestines that helps patients lose weight who are extremely obese. This surgery is an option for people who cannot lose weight by “traditional methods”, and/or those who suffer from serious health problems related to obesity. The surgery restricts food intake, which promotes weight loss and reduces …

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Weight Loss Surgery

Wondering if Weight Loss Surgery is for you? When deciding if Weight Loss Surgery is right for you and which Bariatric surgical procedures work for you. Weight loss surgery causes weight loss by restricting the amount of food the stomach can hold, causing malabsorption of nutrients, or by a combination of both gastric restriction and …

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Gastric Bypass

Gastric Bypass The bypass procedure involves creating a small pouch of a stomach and moving part of the small intestine up, effectively “bypassing” part of the intestine. Not only does this limit the amount of food that can be consumed in one sitting, but it also limits the amount of intestine involved in digesting the …

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Dr Bernie Hanna

Dr. Bernie Hanna is the medical director for the MBSAQIP accredited Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence. At Las Vegas Bariatrics we have created an environment that is friendly and service oriented. Our staff is always approachable and available to meet your needs. We focus on quality. We are committed to our patients over the long …

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