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Chicago Bariatric Surgeons Explain What to Know Before Weight Loss Surgery

Chicago weight loss surgeons explain important things to know before bariatric surgery.

Chicago weight loss surgeons at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center discuss fundamentals of bariatric surgery, including long-term lifestyle changes.

Chicago, IL – When considering weight loss surgery options—such as gastric bypass, gastric banding, and others—it is important to be knowledgeable about life after bariatric surgery and what can be necessary for safe and effective weight loss. Similar to altering the way the digestive system works to stimulate weight loss, the patient must alter certain aspects of life as well in order to be successful. The weight loss surgeons at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center (SSCS), a practice offering several options for bariatric surgery in Chicago, say it is vital for patients to be well-prepared for what is expected after their procedure is performed. Below, the doctors explain what every individual should know before undergoing weight loss surgery:

By having a realistic understanding of lifelong commitments that are necessary after bariatric surgery, the SSCS surgeons say patients often have a better chance of making their weight loss goals a reality. Overall, the doctors reiterate that strictly following post-surgery guidelines, attending all follow-up appointments, and committing to a healthy lifestyle are the most successful ways to use weight loss surgery as a way to live a healthier lifestyle and reduce the risk of complications from obesity.

About Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center
The renowned bariatric surgical team at Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center includes Dr. James M. Kane, Jr., Dr. Peter R. Rantis, Jr., Dr. Paul J. Guske, and Dr. Jonathan W. Wallace. Each doctor is certified by the American Board of Surgery, upholds Fellowship status with the American College of Surgeons, and is trained in laparoscopic surgery. The Chicago-area practice is recognized by the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois as a Designated Center for Bariatric Surgery. With decades of experience performing bariatric surgery procedures, the doctors offer gastric bypass surgery, gastric sleeve surgery, LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding, and other advanced options. The surgeons at SSCS are available for an interview upon request.

For more information about Suburban Surgical Care Specialists/Kane Center, please visit suburbansurgicalcare.com or facebook.com/pages/Suburban-Surgical-Care-Specialists/112793022140308


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