Which Weight Loss Surgery is Best for Me?

--Marc A. Neff, MD, FACS, FASMBS

A question that I'm asked frequently is, "which weight loss surgery is right for me?" The truth is, they all work. They all get patients from point A to point B.

All bariatric (weight loss) surgeries work in slightly different ways, including:

  • Operative risks
  • Speed of weight loss
  • Nutritional consequences
  • Necessity of follow-up

All surgical operations are tools, and if used the right way, they get the job done. The following surgical weight loss options are available at Jefferson Health New Jersey: