Weight Loss Surgery

Being overweight can put you at risk for serious health problems like heart disease, sleep apnea, diabetes, fatty liver, etc., caused due to hormonal swings, genetic illnesses, psychological, orthopaedic issues, and other factors. In such circumstances, weight loss surgery becomes one of the safest solutions for achieving a healthier body weight and lowering the risk of obesity-related disorders. Weight loss surgery is also known as bariatric and metabolic surgery.

Weight Loss Surgery Cost In India

The cost of a weight loss surgery in Mumbai, Nasik, or other locations may vary, depending on the type of hospital and the city you choose. It also depends on the complications involved in the surgery, which vary from person to person. Generally, the cost of a weight loss surgery in Hyderabad is around Rs 2,30,000 to Rs. 3,50,000.

City Cost Range
Hyderabad 2,30,000 to Rs. 3,50,000.

How to Prepare For Weight Loss Surgery?

  • The first step is to consult a surgeon and talk about your goals, risks and benefits of the procedure.
  • The body mass should be 40 Kgs or higher.
  • If the patient decides to go ahead with the surgery, the surgeon will give the complete details of the surgery.
  • A surgeon may ask for a complete medical checkup, including blood tests, an ultrasound of your gallbladder, and other tests, to ensure that you are healthy enough to undergo surgery.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any other medical issues, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart or lung difficulties, etc.
  • Make sure you're mentally prepared for the procedure. After surgery, you must be able to make substantial lifestyle modifications.
  • You should stop smoking at least a week before your procedure.
  • After surgery, don't start smoking again since it will slow your recovery and cause further complications.
  • Stop taking any medications that may cause a bad reaction.
  • Take the medications your doctor prescribed.
Benefits of weight loss surgery

Who is Eligible for Weight Loss Surgery?

The person must qualify the following criteria to undergo surgery:

  • BMI of 35 to 39.9, with two or more conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, or heart disease
  • A BMI of 40 or higher is considered obese
  • In the past, you've been unable to reduce weight.
  • Suffering from Obesity-related diseases can be fatal if left untreated.
  • There are no medical issues that might compromise a patient's safety during or after surgery.
  • Be prepared psychologically after the surgery.
  • Be prepared psychologically after the surgery.

What are the Weight Loss Surgery Types?

Weight loss surgery helps in the prevention of future health concerns. These surgeries aim to alter the stomach and intestines to cure obesity and other disorders. The procedures may cause the stomach to shrink, and a part of the intestine to be bypassed. It forces you to eat less and modifies how your body absorbs food for energy, reducing hunger and fullness. These procedures help the body acquire and maintain a healthy weight. Following are the standard procedure types:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
  • Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy

Our Surgeons

At Medicover, we have the best team of doctors and surgeons who provide comprehensive care and treatment to patients.

Why Choose Medicover:

Medicover is the best multispeciality hospital providing 24X7 comprehensive care and treatment to patients under one roof. We are equipped with the right tools and technologies, state-of-the-art facilities, top-notch infrastructure and a team of highly experienced doctors, surgeons, and staff who deliver superior treatment outcomes. We have advanced technologies and experienced gastro surgeons and bariatric surgeons who perform weight loss surgery procedures.