Specialty Surgeon Complete Packaged Procedure. Gastric Band is a type of Bariatric surgery for the treatment of obesity, is 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 patient’s intestines are not re-routed and they can continue to absorb nutrients from food normally. Treatment 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.