Types of Weight Loss Surgery
Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths in the United States and represents a major public health challenge. Millions of adults are overweight or obese, and this poses a great health risk.
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Weight Loss Surgery Program offers the following weight loss procedures:
- Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
- Adjustable Gastric Band Placement (Allergan LAP-BAND® System)
- Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy