During a sleeve gastrectomy, about 85 percent of your stomach is removed so that your remaining stomach is a tube or “sleeve”-like structure. It’s important to realize that this is a permanent weight loss procedure and cannot be reversed like some types of weight loss surgery.
Why Choose UHealth?
Award-Winning, Experienced Care. Our bariatric team is comprised of experienced professionals who are experts in the field of weight loss and weight loss surgery. In fact, we are the only facility in Miami-Dade County to have received the Healthgrades® Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award and the Excellence Award. We understand the unique challenges of people working hard to lose weight and get healthier. Therefore, we use a “whole person” approach to weight loss — working to address your emotional, behavioral, and psychological needs.