Austin Regional Clinic

Bariatric Surgery

Call 512-324-4812

Weight-loss surgery that enables rapid weight loss as well as improved quality of life through improvement in co-morbidities such as Type II Diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and sleep apnea as well as improvement in joint pain, headaches, and reflux.

Phases of Bariatric Surgery Program

  • Bariatric surgery informational seminar (in person or online)
  • Session with bariatric surgeon
  • Bariatric surgery:
    • Vertical sleeve gastrectomy
    • Roux-en-y gastric bypass
  • Revisional Bariatric surgery when appropriate
  • Annual lifetime checkins with physician (subject to visit copays)

What to Expect

  • Loss of 60 - 80 percent of excess weight within 12-18 months of surgery
  • Weight-loss-related improvements in blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels
  • Reduced risk of heart attack and stroke
  • Increased energy and activity
  • Maintain weight loss of 50-100 pounds five years after surgery with diet and exercise
  • 0 - 1 day hospital stay