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Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery


Dr. Maria Lao, Avera Medical Group Internal Medicine, Aberdeen specializes in obesity and bariatric medicine. 

Phone: 605-622-5458 or Email 

Sioux Falls

Read more about weight loss surgery consultations, seminars and procedure services at Avera McKennan in Sioux Falls, SD.

Phone: 605-322-1320

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For severely obese people who have tried all kinds of diets and weight-loss programs, Avera offers another option. Weight-loss surgery or bariatric surgery can help you lose weight and lead a healthy lifestyle.

Weight Loss Surgery Procedures

Weight loss surgery procedures include:

  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (Adjustable Lap Band)
  • Laparoscopic and Open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve

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Weight loss surgery is performed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Find a surgeon close to where you live.

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