At Bluepoint Medical Associates, we understand that losing weight isn’t easy, and struggling with excess weight can lead to health issues such as type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension, heart disease, joint and back pain, infertility, certain types of cancer, and even depression and low self-esteem. Obesity is a complex, multi-factorial disease that requires a truly comprehensive approach for long-term weight loss success.
Bluepoint Medical Associates understands the frustrations that come with being overweight and it is our goal to work with you to make your weight loss surgery an effective and affordable tool for your long-term success!
As you research your options about surgical weight loss procedures available today, we know there is a lot of information out there and it can be confusing and overwhelming. We want to emphasize that your safety, comfort, health and success are of utmost importance to everyone here on our team. That is why we have gone through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) to become an accredited center for bariatric surgery.
Weight loss surgery is a life-changing decision and one that should be discussed with our surgeons, registered dietitian nutritionists, and our behavioral therapist. At Bluepoint Medical Associates, we understand that surgery is only part of the equation that helps your long-term weight loss success, so treating the “whole you” is what we do.
Having performed thousands of weight loss surgery procedures, our surgeons are some of the most experienced in the United States. From the gastric sleeve (also known as sleeve gastrectomy) to gastric bypass to laparoscopic gastric banding, if you are obese or morbidly obese, there is a procedure that is right for you.
We understand that any type of surgery can make a person nervous, but when you’re considering weight loss surgery, your level of anxiety may be very high. After all, what if the surgery fails? What if you fail the surgery? And an even harder question for you to grapple with may be … what if you succeed? We understand the mental and emotional aspects of your weight loss surgery journey, and we are committed to supporting you all along the way.
Weight loss surgery is a brave step towards committing to a healthier lifestyle change for the rest of your life. It is not the easy way out. Weight loss surgery is not the “magic bullet” but it is a tool you can use to greatly improve your quality of life, reduce co-morbid conditions, increase mobility and allow you to live a fuller, longer, healthier life. Combined with a healthy diet and exercise, weight loss surgery can help you lose the weight and finally keep it off for good.
Are you ready to live the life you deserve, free from being held captive to obesity? Click here to learn more about your Weight Loss Surgery Options.
Unlike the old open surgical approach, the laparoscopic approach to surgery is a more innovative option and is referred to as “minimally invasive surgery” or MIS. In of the minimally invasive approach to weight loss surgery, small incisions are made in the belly and limited access techniques are used. Read more about the da Vinci laparoscopic system used here.
Because laparoscopic surgery is less invasive than the open approach and creates smaller incisions in the body, health risks are lowered. Benefits of this approach include faster healing times, less scarring, less blood loss during surgery, reduced post-operative pain, and fewer wound complications including infection and hernias. When performed by an experienced specialist, laparoscopic surgery is a safe weight loss surgery treatment option and offers definite advantages for patients.
At Bluepoint Medical Associates, we have expertise in both open and laparoscopic surgical procedures, and we specialize in laparoscopic weight loss surgery (also known as bariatric surgery). Our surgeons will work personally with you to determine the most beneficial surgical option available based on your individual needs, age, overall health, lifestyle, and medical history.
Many patients of Bluepoint Medical Associates have experienced remarkable weight loss success through weight loss surgery and are living slimmer, healthier lives. To read some of our patient testimonials, click here and be inspired.
If you would like more information on Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (gastric sleeve surgery), or Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y (gastric bypass surgery), contact Bluepoint Medical Associates today.