For some people, a healthy diet and rigorous exercise isn’t enough for dramatic weight loss. With several different surgical methods available, the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery at Duke Regional Hospital may be the answer for those at risk for serious weight-related health issues.
Combining advanced surgical techniques with comprehensive counseling, we can help to welcome newfound freedom and long-term success.
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Dedicated Care for Future Success
At Duke Regional Hospital, bariatric surgery patients are usually admitted to the general surgery unit, where the nursing staff is familiar with your needs and concerns.
Duke Regional Hospital has six inpatient suites on this unit specifically designed to meet the needs of weight loss surgery patients. In addition, Duke Regional Hospital has two operating rooms dedicated to serving bariatric patients.
Weight loss surgery procedures performed at Duke Regional Hospital include:
- Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
- Laparoscopic gastric banding
- Sleeve gastrectomy
- Duodenal switch
Some weight loss surgery procedures can be performed with the da Vinci Si Surgical System. Our state-of-the-art robot provides patients all the benefits of a minimally invasive approach. Learn more about robotic surgery at Duke Regional.