Best Bariatric Surgeons in Delhi, India

Dr. Mohit Jain

Principal Consultant - General And Minimal Access Surgery

General & Minimal Access Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology, Advance Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery

Dr Deeksha Kapoor

Senior Consultant - Surgical Gastroenterology, Advance Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery

Surgical Gastroenterology, Advance Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery, Institute For Digestive & Liver Diseases

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is a Bariatric Surgeon?

Bariatric surgeons are specialists who perform gastric bypass and other weight loss surgeries. At BLK-Max, we have some of the best bariatric surgeons in Delhi. They work in close association with a team of specialists, such as clinical psychologists and dieticians, to bring the desired result.

2. Which Conditions & Types of Diseases are Treated by Bariatric Surgeons?

Bariatric surgery is done for patients with excessive weight and, thus, reduces life-threatening conditions like high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and sleep apnea.

3. What are the Different Types of Bariatric Surgery?

The most common types of bariatric surgery are Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric banding, and biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch.

4. Who is Eligible for Bariatric Surgery?

Eligibility for bariatric surgery is determined on a case-by-case basis, but generally, candidates for the surgery have a BMI of 40 or more or a BMI of 35 or more with obesity-related health problems such as diabetes or sleep apnea.

5. How Much Weight Can I Expect to Lose After Bariatric Surgery?

The amount of weight loss after bariatric surgery varies depending on the type of surgery performed and the person's overall health. On average, patients can expect to lose 50-70% of their excess weight.

6. Are There Any Risks Associated with Bariatric Surgery?

Like any surgery, bariatric surgery carries some risks. These can include infection, blood clots, and hernias. Long-term complications can include nutrient deficiencies, bowel obstruction, and stomach perforation.

7. How Long is the Recovery Period After Bariatric Surgery?

Recovery time can vary depending on the type of surgery and the individual's overall health, but most patients can return to normal activities within 2-4 weeks.

8. Is Bariatric Surgery Covered by Insurance?

Coverage for bariatric surgery varies by insurance provider and plan. It is necessary to check with your insurance company to see if the surgery is covered and what, if any, out-of-pocket costs you will be responsible for.