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Q&A: Would I be a candidate for a gastric bypass revision with weight gain and ulcers?

John Zografakis, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - I had a laproscopic RNY approx 12 years ago. Last week I had an endoscope and was told I have several marginal ulcers. GI put me on 40mg of prilosec, however I shouldn't take this because I have RA ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: What can I do to lose weight since I can't no matter what I change or do?

Thomas White, MD Picture - I've been over weight all my life. I work 40 hr a week and I just can't seem to lose weight no matter what I change or do. What can I do to lose weight? View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Is it possible to revise a gastric sleeve into a full gastric bypass?

Adam Goldstein, DO, FACS Picture - Is it possible to revise a gastric sleeve into a full gastric bypass? View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Am I a candidate for breast reduction at 252lbs and 38K bra size?

Pedy Ganchi, MD Picture - I am 20 years old and I am 5"1. I weigh 252lbs and I am currently a 38K bra size and I was wondering what procedures I would have to take to get a breast reduction. I do not smoke and I am trying ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Can I have bypass surgery again after having it 7 years ago?

Thomas White, MD Picture - I had bypass surgery 7 years ago. Can I get it done again View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Is it possible to have weight loss surgery and get around scar tissue on my stomach lining?

Thomas White, MD Picture - I have some scar tissue that has my liver adhered to my stomach lining. Is it possible to have this surgery and get around the scar tissue? View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Will Medicare or Medicaid cover liposuction since it will help with my overall health?

HOWARD TOBIN, MD, FACS Picture - I wanted to know if Medicare or Medicaid cover liposuction? If this was going to help improve my health I would think they would be covered.I know that they cover weight loss from bypass. This is why ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: How much does gastric bypass surgery cost?

Thomas White, MD Picture - How much does a gastric bypass surgery cost? View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Will an abdominoplasty help me lose half of my 350 lbs?

Keith Marshall, DO Picture - I have been trying to lose weight for 10 yr and I want to know about the Abdominoplasty,is it for life or you gain the weight back.I'm 350lbs and I would like to get to 195-210. View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Will Stomaphyx procedure help after gaining weight following a gastric sleeve procedure?

Matthew Fitzer, M.D. Picture - I had a gastric sleeve procedure done in March, 2009. I have gained approximately 30 pds and would like to know if the new procedure stomaphyx could be done to make my stomach smaller View full question & answer >>