Millions of individuals around the world are overweight or obese (severely overweight). When weight increases to an extreme level, it is called morbid obesity. Obesity is associated with diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, some types of cancer, and other medical problems. Bariatrics is the field of medicine that specializes in treating obesity.
Bariatric surgery is the term for operations to help promote weight loss. Bariatric surgical procedures are only considered for people with severe obesity and not for individuals with a mild weight problem.
Bariatric Surgery Institute at Apollo Hospitals offers a complete and permanent solution for obese patients, who cannot bring down their excess weight by diet and exercise alone. Apollo offers permanent control of metabolic diseases through Bariatric surgery for people who are morbidly obese.
Metabolic surgery is performed to treat Type II Diabetes, Hypercholesterolemia and other metabolic diseases. Our Bariatric Surgery Institute comprises of experienced Bariatric Surgeons, Bariatric Physicians, Physiotherapists and Dieticians. The management of obesity is based on standard International protocols and also based on current evidence from literature.
Complete range of currently accepted procedures to promote weight loss such as Intra-gastric Balloon, Gastric Band, Gastric sleeve, Gastric Bypass etc. are being offered at the highest quality standards.
The management of obesity is based on standard International protocols and on current evidence from literature.