Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery OPD

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The Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery department at SPS Hospitals is one of the best and largest centers for bariatric surgeries in India, with huge success rates, positive clinical outcomes, and cutting-edge technology and infrastructure. Different types of weight loss surgeries are performed here. If you are looking for “safe and trusted weightloss soultions”, SPS Hospital is the place to be in.

When a person has tried all methods to lose weight with exercise and diet, or when they have a serious medical condition due to their weight, bariatric surgery may be considered. There are various kinds of weight-loss procedures like Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy(SG), Laparoscopic Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB), Laparoscopic Roux en Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB). Other than treating obesity these procedures also help in curing or treating many other chronic health problems like Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Obstructive Sleep Apnea(OSA), Hypertension, Cardiac problems, Gastric Reflux, Fatty liver, Joint pains, Stroke, PCOD /infertility in females, and even cancers.

Facilities at SPS Hospitals

SPS Hospitals is reputed for their state-of-the-art facilities, and cutting-edge technology and infrastructure to offer excellent patient care. Since the needs of bariatric patients are different from other patients, hence, we have redesigned special hospital rooms for them. Their comfort is our utmost priority. We also have advanced operating rooms with integrated laparoscopic systems as well as special instruments that are required for surgical procedures. Additionally, we have a team of dedicated professionals including surgeons, anesthesiologists, psychologists, physicians, nutritionists, and nurses, who are highly qualified and have years of experience. They are committed to standing by their patients at every step of the way, from before the surgery to several years after it, as part of follow-up. Hence, we provide our services 24*7 in the truest sense. 

We,  at SPS Hospitals, focus on providing a holistic approach when it comes to bariatric and metabolic surgeries. The approach is tailor-made and customized according to each patient, for the best results. Along with the surgical procedure, we also focus on counseling our patients, nutritional management, wellness, and surgical management so that all weight-related problems can be tackled.

Treatment Offered at SPS Hospitals

The procedures performed at SPS Hospitals in the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Department depends on the severity of obesity along with having different medical conditions that a patient has during presentation.

Procedures Performed at SPS Hospitals

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy – This procedure is performed laparoscopically wherein the stomach is reduced to 1/3rd its size, into a banana’s shape. This makes the patient feel fuller sooner.
  • Gastric Bypass – This procedure involves creating a small stomach pouch using staples to restrict food intake and certain length of intestine is bypassed either in a loop fashion(MGB) or in a roux en Y fashion(RYGB).

Why Choose Us?

SPS Hospitals is one of the most preferred and reliable hospitals in India for bariatric and metabolic surgeries. 

  • We are the first healthcare provider in Southeast Asia to be accredited by JCI.
  • Minimally invasive techniques for surgery
  • Preparation for the surgery as well as follow-up programs post-surgery to provide personalized care to our valuable patients.
  • Highly skilled and experienced doctors capable of handling complex surgeries.
  • Following all the international standards and guidelines for a Healthy & Sanitized environment.
  • State-of-the-art facilities with modern infrastructure as well as equipment
Dr. Amit Bhambri

Dr. Amit Bhambri

Senior Consultant - GI and Liver Sciences (Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery)

FAQ’s

Like all surgical procedures, complications can occur after bariatric surgery. However, the chances of complications are low. In general, the risks of remaining obese are substantially higher than the small risk of surgical complications. Nevertheless, one should be fully aware of all the possible risks before undergoing surgery. Some of the complications can be serious if not detected in time. Your doctor will full explain you all the risks involved in detail before surgery.

This depends on the type of operation. After sleeve gastrectomy, the chances of developing nutritional deficiencies are low. This problem is commoner after gastric bypass surgery, a procedure in which a part of the food is not absorbed. It is important that one understands the need for postoperative life-long compliance with multivitamins and supplements if one decides for gastric bypass surgery.

Bariatric surgery is safe, with the advent of better surgical training of surgeons, safe anesthesia techniques, state of art operating rooms bariatric surgery is considered as safe as routinely performed Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Living with obesity and multiple other comorbidities is a much higher risk than getting this surgery done.

There are a few risks associated with these surgeries, (<1%) including:

  • DVT (deep vein thrombosis)
  • Leak
  • Bleeding
  • Injury to surrounding organs
  • Pulmonary embolisms
  • Reoperation

NO, bariatric surgery is not a quick fix for weightloss. Infact, patient weighs the same at the time of discharge. However patients starts losing weight in a healthy way every week (anywhere from 3-5 kgs) depending of his adherence to diet and daily physical activity. Over the period of time patient reaches close to his/her ideal body weight and also gets rid of all major comorbidities.

It is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle so that the outcomes of the surgery can remain permanent. Hence, patients will have to switch to healthier habits like consuming well-balanced meals and exercising regularly. They would also have to increase their intake of vitamins and minerals.

You are discharged from your private room the next day (depending upon your comfort level) during your stay and even after discharge our trained Bariatric Dieticians would assist you with professional diet plans for weightloss.

At discharge will be handed over a detailed discharge summary with detailed description of medicines, precautions to be taken in post-operative period at your home and when to follow-up in the clinic.

You would be a suitable candidate for bariatric and metabolic surgeries if you have tried non-surgical procedures like exercising and following a well-balanced diet and you haven’t noticed any significant progress in terms of weight loss. However, these procedures are major surgeries and the patient would have to make some serious lifestyle changes. Searching for the “top hospitals for weight loss surgery near me”? You can always take medical help from SPS Hospitals.

After detailed counselling session, including video counselling all your queries/doubts/myths regarding weight loss surgery would be answered in detail. You are encouraged to bring along your relatives/loved ones into the counselling sessions with the doctor, for proper understanding of weight loss surgery and path to recovery after it.

After selecting the right Bariatric procedure for you, you would be thoroughly investigated, including Pre-Anesthesia Check-up (PAC) and then you are scheduled for surgery.

Package includes your pre surgery check-up investigations, surgical cost including all disposables, anaesthesia fees, recovery room charges, 4 days private room/ General ward charges, in-hospital diet and medicines.

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