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Bariatrics

USA Health Bariatrics has a full range of therapies to help treat obesity.

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Bariatrics at USA Health

Bariatrics is the branch of medicine devoted to treating and preventing obesity. At USA Health, we specialize in surgical treatments for obesity that include laparascopic gastric bypass and laparascopic gastric sleeve procedures.

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Bariatric Services

USA Health offers a variety of surgical treatments for obesity, as well as programs for aiding weight loss and maintenance.

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery, also known as weight-loss surgery, includes a variety of procedures to help patients lose weight and improve their overall health.

Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Laparoscopic gastric bypass is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that reduces the size of a patient’s stomach with a bypass of the lower part of the stomach.

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a surgical procedure in which the majority of the stomach is removed, and a smaller stomach is created with the remaining tube or “sleeve.”

Weight Loss Surgery Video

Dr. William Richards delivered a Med School Café lecture for the USA College of Medicine titled “Surgical Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.” You can watch the lecture in its entirely below. Dr. Richards provides information on surgical options for treating obesity and Type 2 diabetes, as well as the impact these procedures have on improving patient health and quality of life.

Patient Story: A Weight Has Been Lifted

Patient Story: A Weight Has Been Lifted

Lance Lemcool had a weight problem that greatly altered his active lifestyle until gastric surgery with Dr. William Richards of USA Health got him back on his feet.

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USA Health surgeons perform the most advanced techniques in bariatric surgery

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Clinical Trials

As the leading provider of innovative health care for Mobile and the Gulf Coast, USA Health can provide our patients with new, promising experimental therapies through ongoing clinical trials.

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