Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare offers the regions only Center of Excellence Bariatric surgery program, also known as weight loss surgery. Bariatric surgery generally results in greater weight loss than conventional methods, improving both quality of life and obesity related issues. If you are 100 pounds or more over your ideal body weight, Bariatric surgery may provide the weight loss results you desire.
Questions? Want to attend a weight loss seminar in Albuquerque? Call 877-335-7657 or 915-594-2600 or register online for an upcoming local seminar.
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Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare Bariatric Clinic - East
Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare Bariatric Clinic - West
Deciding to have weight loss surgery is a significant step. The staff at Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare recognizes that choosing the right procedure for you will have a significant impact on your life. We would like to help you make the right decision for you, your family, and your lifestyle.
One of the best ways to find out how weight loss surgery can help you achieve your health and fitness goals is by attending a FREE 1 hour informational seminar. You will hear a surgeon discuss the different surgical procedures performed at Las Palmas Del Sol, and gain insight and information to determine which procedure is the best choice for you.
Bariatric surgical procedures include: Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, Laproscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery and the StomaphyX Procedure.
2013 Local Seminar Schedule
Each 1 hour seminar includes:
- Detailed explanation of the different weight loss surgery procedures and how to choose the right one for you
- Meet a weight loss surgery patient
- Q&A session
- General overview of how to begin the process of being evaluated as a surgical candidate
Location: Sandia Resort and Casino
30 Rainbow Rd
Albuquerque, NM 87113
2013 Dates - January 19, February 23, March 23, April 20, May 18, June 22, July 20, August 24, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14
Register for an upcoming local seminar
Local Support Group
Attending a weight loss surgery support group, in Albuquerque, regularly is a great way to stay on track and to find the support and guidance you need to make lasting changes. Each group meeting is led by a weight loss specialist, and is designed to provide education, support, and encouragement in an accepting and congenial environment. We welcome all bariatric surgery patients to join us.
Sandia Resort and Casino
30 Rainbow Rd
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9a.m.
2012 Dates - January 19, February 16, March 17, April 21, May 10, June 14, July 21, August 18, September 20, October 25, November 17, December 13
How many times will I have to go to El Paso?
Patient are seen a total of 3 times in El Paso; 1. Initial consultation with the Registered Nurse, Registered Dietitian, and Bariatric Surgeon. 2. Pre-Operative evaluation and surgery (1-2 night stay in the hospital) 3. 2 week postoperative evaluation. All other follow-up can be done in our Albuquerque clinic.
Is my surgery done in El Paso?
Yes, the surgeons do not perform surgery in Albuquerque, NM
When can I return back to work?
This is determined by your physician after your procedure. On an average patients return to their daily living activities 2 weeks out of surgery.
Will I have excess skin?
Drinking your required daily water ounces and exercise may help with the skins elasticity, but you will have excess skin. It depends where you carry your weight.
Does my insurance cover Bariatric surgery?
Most insurance plans cover weight loss surgery, but we will verify your coverage to determine eligibility and criteria prior to your initial appointment.
What is my out-of-pocket?
Each patient has a different out of pocket, due to the level of coverage that was chosen during open enrollment, but the bariatric staff will provide this information at your initial appointment.