Bariatric Procedure Videos

Procedure Videos

Gastric Sleeve Surgery

  • Permanently changing the size of your stomach
  • Approved coverage by most insurance providers January 2011
  • Non-adjustable
  • New stomach will hold approximately 10% of what a normal adult stomach can hold
  • Typically 1 day hospital stay
  • 68% excess weight loss 1 year after surgery

Lap Band Surgery

  • No change in your anatomy or stomach stapling
  • Has been approved by the FDA to use in the United States since 2001
  • Adjustable – Regular follow-ups necessary for optimal results
  • 42% average excess weight loss 1 year after surgery
  • Typically 1 day hospital stay

Gastric Bypass Surgery

  • Gold Standard in Bariatric Surgery
  • Has been performed in the United States for the last 40 years
  • Oldest form of weight loss surgery of any bariatric surgery
  • Permanent and non-adjustable
  • 67% average excess weight loss 1 year after surgery

Register for a free information session

Need Help?

Attend a FREE Weight Loss Surgery Information Session.

(708) 763-6398

River Forest Medical Campus
7411 Lake Street, Suite 2100
River Forest, IL 60305

Supported Locations

River Forest Medical Campus

The River Forest Medical Campus is your convenient and trusted resource for a wide variety of specialties right in your community.

(708) 488-2300

7411 Lake Street, Suite 2100
River Forest, IL 60305

West Suburban Medical Center

West Suburban Medical Center provides a wide range of services to improve your health. From general practice to specialty medical and surgical care, our doctors, nurses, and staff provide the care you need with a personal touch. We offer free parking for your convenience.

(708) 383-6200

3 Erie Court
Oak Park, IL 60302

Meet the Team

The Chicago Center for Bariatric Surgery & Medical Weight Loss is led by our expert multidisciplinary team.

We are here to help you lose excess weight, keep it off, and improve your overall health! We are committed to helping you make your weight loss a permanent success through education, support, and follow-up care.

Learn more