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Address: 315 S. Manning Blvd.,
Albany, NY 12208
Peter's Hospital Bariatric Care provides weight loss surgery in
Albany, NY. Our experienced team of physicians offer gastric bypass
and vertical sleeve gastrectomy. An obese individual has an
increased chance of having severe health problems. Our goal is to
help our patients acheive a healthy weight and a health life.
Millions of Americans fall into the category of clinically severe obesity. When non-surgical approaches to weight loss are unsuccessful, bariatric surgery may be an option, but weight loss surgery is not a quick fix. Our gastric bypass, and vertical sleeve gastrectomy are great first steps. However, successful, long-term results will require your commitment to education, surgery and a lifestyle change.
weight loss solution that fits you is important to maintaining a
healthy weight. Weight loss surgery is not for everyone. It is
important to understand the other steps required to maintain a
healthy weight. Exercise and healthy eating are important factors
in achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. Healthy weight loss
is a long term process that requires developing healthier
Patients who choose weight loss surgery can lose up to 70 percent of excess weight and can improve or resolve more than 30 obesity-related conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, hypertension and high cholesterol.
If you're considering weight loss surgery, take your first step on the road to a healthier life and meet our bariatric teamin one of St. Peter's Weight Loss Surgery FREE Informational Seminars. We're ready to answer your questions and provide information to help you in making this life-changing decision.
Weight Loss Patient Stories
age 39, had been putting on a good act for over 20 years.
It took Tracey two years of research on bariatric surgery before she took the step that changed her life. (Read Tracey's story.)
Who is a Bariatric Surgery Candidate?
At St Peter's Hospital-Bariatric we know that it’s extremely important to discuss your concerns with your gastric bypass surgeon before surgery. Gastric bypass is a serious surgery and should be a last resort effort after you try to lose weight through diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle programs. If gastric bypass surgery is the right option for you, you have found the right place. Our trained and experienced staff are up-to-date on the latest technology and surgery methods. Trust your surgery with St Peter's Hospital-Bariatric.
You may be considered a candidate for weight loss surgery if you:
Changing Your Lifestyle
Candidates for weight loss surgery must make a commitment to healthy diet and exercise programs. St. Peter's multidisciplinary team is ready to provide you with the guidance and support you will need to achieve your weight loss goals. Commitment to your lifestyle change is critical to successful weight loss before and after surgery.
Patients considering weight loss surgery are required to go through a pre-assessment period of three to six months. During this period, a nutritionist will work with you to maintain a healthy diet with the nutrients your body needs. Candidates are encouraged to lose 10 percent of their total weight during this assessment period.
Surgical Options for Weight Loss
St. Peter’s bariatric surgeons perform three types of bariatric weight loss surgery that have been proven successful in fighting clinically severe obesity with significant, long-term results:
St. Peter’s Bariatric Surgeon
Mehul Trivedi, MD, FACS
Patients who choose weight loss surgery can lose up to 70 percent of excess weight and can improve or resolve more than 30 obesity-related conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, hypertension and high cholesterol, meet our bariatric team in one of St. Peter's Weight Loss Surgery FREE Informational Seminars, we're ready to answer your questions and provide information to help you in making this life-changing decision, St. Peter’s bariatric surgeons perform three types of bariatric weight loss surgery that have been proven successful in fighting clinically severe obesity with significant, long-term results, Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Gastric Banding, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
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