Whitefield - Bariatric Surgery

The Department of Bariatric surgery at Columbia Asia Hospital – Whitefield, Bangalore performs different kinds of weight loss surgeries tailored to meet individual patient needs. The team, which includes bariatric surgeons, endocrinologist, cardiologist, bariatric nutritionist, psychologist, physiotherapist and trained anesthetist, provide comprehensive care from evaluation to post surgery support and follow up. The hospital is equipped with advanced technology and facilities that are specially made for the comfort and safety of obese patients, who seek the treatment. The focus of the hospital is to take care of all patients in a caring, comfortable and safe environment, while maintaining the much needed privacy.

Keyhole or laparoscopic bariatric surgeries are performed regularly with successful outcomes. The surgeons have expertise in performing various bariatric surgical procedures such as gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass depending on the individual patient needs.

The patient’s who enrol for the bariatric surgery program, undergo a thorough evaluation of the medical condition and a trial of medical management before surgery is advised.

Salient features of the program at Columbia Asia Hospital – Whitefield, include a holistic approach with the help of psychological support, diet and behavioural therapy, pharmacotherapy and exercise.

Treatments and Procedures

  • Gastric banding
  • Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric bypass
  • Medical management
  • Dietary management
  • Life-long follow up support


Tags: Bariatric Surgery, Gastric, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Bariatric, Banding, Obesity Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Laparoscopic Gastric Surgery, Biliopancreatic Diversion, Surgeons, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Columbia Asia Hospital – Whitefield


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