Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery

Exercise and diet alone often fails to effectively treat people with extreme and excessive obesity. Bariatric surgery is an operation that is performed in order to help such individuals lose weight with severe obesity, especially when coupled with healthy eating and lifestyle changes after surgery.

Types of Bariatric Surgery

Restrictive – Stomach is smaller to reduce food intake and feel full with little food

Malabsorptive – Bypass part of the digestive system and only less calories are absorbed from food

Combination – Involves both restriction and malabsorption and therefore has a two way weight reduction effect

  • Adjustable Gastric Band – Restrictive
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy , Banded Sleeve Gastrectomy – Restrictive
  • Gastric Bypass, Banded Gastric Bypass – Combined
  • Minigastric Bypass – Combined
Special About Bariatric Surgery at PSG Super Speciality Hospitals
  • 1st hospital in INDIA to do Bariatric Surgery in 2005
  • 1st Medical college and Hospital in INDIA to Start a Dedicated Bariatric Unit
  • 1st 2000 Bedded multispecialty medical college and Hospital in INDIA to Give holistic approach for Overweight/Obese individuals
Special about PSG Super Speciality Hospitals
  • Centrally located in Coimbatore
  • Easily reachable by any means of transport (5kms from airport, 6kms from railway station, 4 kms from Singanallur bus stand & 8 kms from Gandhipuram bus stand)
  • First and Only 2000 bedded Super Speciality Hospital for multi specialities with NABH Accreditation in South India
  • Well designed infrastructure and operating theatre tables and equipment specially designed to accommodate morbidly  obese individuals at ease
  • International standard set up
  • State of the art 3D operation theatre
Special About Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Department
  • Bariatric surgeon is expertise to perform bariatric procedures including gastric band, gastric bypass, min gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, min gastric bypass and metabolic surgeries in routine
  • Experienced team of anaesthetist who regularly perform various bariatric procedures
  • Multidisciplinary approach with long term follow up care facilities including rehabilitation facilities, psychiatric care, nutritional counselling and support groups
Professional Team
  • Bariatric Surgeon – Dr.S.Balamurugan MS (Gen Surg)., FMAS., FALS (Bariatric )., FBMS.,
  • Bariatric Anaesthetist –Dr.M.S.Prasanth Kumar MBBS, DA, DNB(Anaes) MNAMS
  • Bariatric Anaesthetist –Dr.R. Arun Kumar ,MBBS, DA, DNB(Anaes)

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