Lap Band Gastroenterologist Surgery
Specialty surgeon complete packaged procedure.
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 is used to adjust the band as needed.
The patient’s intestines are not re-routed and they can continue to absorb nutrients from food normally.
Gastric bands are made entirely of biocompatible materials.
Lap band gastroenterologist surgery cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures, and drugs required to administer the plan of care.
Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.