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Weight loss in the USA features minimally-invasive surgery and gastric banding for less than $15,000

In the United States, over 90% of all weight loss surgery cases are performed utilizing minimally-invasive technique. For you as a foreign patient this means less pain, minimized chance of infection, and 2-3 overnight stays at the hospital. However, your surgeon can only define whether you can be qualified as a candidate for minimally-invasive bariatric surgery after defining your body mass index, blood type, and other characteristics.

American surgeons mostly focus on 4 popular types of bariatric surgery with the following price range: gastric bypass for $24,000, duodenal switch for $22,000, gastric sleeve for $15,000, and gastric banding for $14,600. For more budget options you may want to consider bariatric surgery in Spain. 

Bariatric surgery in the USA involves:

  • high-risk surgery
  • paediatric surgery
  • surgery on patients with diabetes of type II
  • severe obesity
  • etc.

Patients reading this overiew also browse gastroenterology in Austria and Rigvir in the UK.