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Weight Loss Surgery

Your weight management team may recommend surgery as your best option to reach weight loss goals. You can trust that if weight loss surgery is the right path for you, our team of experienced professionals will encourage and support you.

LAP-BAND® Gastric Banding

Altru’s Weight Management Program focuses on LAP-BAND® gastric banding. Gastric banding is the only adjustable surgical treatment for clinically severe obesity in the United States. It promotes weight loss by reducing the capacity of the stomach and helping you feel full quicker and longer after meals.

Altru Health System is an Accredited Band Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, a part of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. 

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