Bariatric Surgery HOSPITAL IN MUMBAI
Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai, has advanced obesity and Bariatric Surgery programme
driven by highly experienced doctors. Procedures performed at the Institute include,Gastric
Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Biliopancreatic Diversion, Metabolic surgery,
0Endoscopic Bariatric Surgery and Single Incision laparoscopic Surgery are the important
Bariatric surgeries performed by us regularly.
Obesity is a condition where a person's Body Mass Index or BMI (calculated by dividing height
by weight) is more than 30. Obesity is a huge issue in India with morbid obesity affecting 5% of
the country's population.
The Apollo Centres of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery are one of the largest centres for Obesity
& Metabolic surgery in the country, performing all the different types of weight loss surgeries
including revision surgeries with success rates comparable to international standards. The
commitment of our consultants and allied specialists in treatingmorbid obesity has led to the
achievement of better outcomes and improved quality of life for hundreds of obese patients who
visit us each year.
Bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery includes a variety of procedures performed on people
who are morbidly obesity. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a
gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy or
biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) or by resecting and re-routing the small intestine
to a small stomach pouches (gastric bypass surgery).