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Akron General - Your Source For Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery in Akron, Ohio

For many severely overweight people, repeated attempts at diet and exercise have been unsuccessful. This often results in depression, frustration and a sense of hopelessness. If you or someone you know has been unable to lose weight through diet and exercise or a medical weight loss management program, help is available. Weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, may be an appropriate option.

Looking for a hospital to have bariatric surgery in Akron, Ohio doesn’t need to be an extensive search. Akron General has a dedicated, knowledgeable, sensitive team of weight loss specialists who are here to support you and help you find the best, and most healthy, solutions for your weight loss difficulties.

Bariatric surgery can be performed using minimally invasive techniques, which lead to decreased surgical complications and a better overall recovery with less scarring. To find out more about how Akron General can help you reach your weight loss goals, please contact us today.

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Akron General's Bariatric Center was one of the first hospitals in Ohio to offer minimally invasive (laparoscopic) gastric bypass, or Roux-En-Y. Akron General also offers the latest bariatric procedures available, including the LAPBAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System and The REALIZE™ band and the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. To help our patients meet their goals during challenging economic times, we are now offering no program fee. Learn more about these surgical options by selecting the images to the left.



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