Specialty Surgeon Complete Packaged Procedure for a Lap Band Surgery. A laparoscopic adjustable gastric band, commonly referred to as ‘Lap Band Surgery’ is a type of Bariatric surgery for obesity. An inflatable silicone device that is placed around the top portion of the stomach, via laparoscopic surgery. A small access port placed just under the skin that is used to adjust the band as needed. The patients intestines are not re-routed and they can continue to absorb nutrients from food normally. Gastric bands are made entirely of biocompatible materials.
The Lap Band Surgery treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures and drugs required to administer the plan of care. The package includes all hospital material for the surgery, doctors fees, pre-surgery blood work. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists and cost of complication management; travel, food and lodging.