What you need to know about weight loss surgery
Weight loss surgery is life-changing, and we recommend considering these five important questions when talking with your bariatric surgeon prior to surgery.
- Is Roller Weight Loss Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) an accredited center?
In order to receive this accreditation, the surgeon must prove low complication rates from surgery, a committed long-term plan for follow-up care and positive patient outcomes.
Dr. Josh Roller was recognized as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) accredited center by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the American College of Surgeons (ASC) in 2014 by the bariatric weight loss surgery program at Physicians’ Specialty Hospital
- Is Roller Weight Loss a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® (BSCOE) designee?
Yes. Physicians’ Specialty Hospital and Roller Weight Loss are also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence (BSCOE).
- How many weight loss procedures has Roller Weight Loss performed?
Dr. Josh Roller has performed more than 3,000 weight loss surgeries, including: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and the lap gastric banding procedure. Drs. Roller and Kwon perform weight loss procedures laparoscopically. This means procedures result in less pain, faster recovery, fewer complications and a quicker return to your schedule.
- Are you fellowship-trained in bariatric surgery?
It’s very important that your bariatric surgeon has experience and training in surgery. A fellowshipped surgeon indicates his commitment to the highest degree of training. Drs. Roller and Kwon are the only group of fellowship-trained bariatric and advanced laparoscopic surgeons in Arkansas.
- Do you offer multiple weight loss procedures?
Not everyone needs the same weight loss surgery; that is why it is crucial to discuss the best option with your surgeon. By offering multiple procedures, your surgeon can assure you that your individual needs will be met. To read more, click here: https://www.rollerweightloss.com/critical-questions/
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