Weight Loss Surgery Blog

The Benefits of Bariatric Surgery  Let’s explore the benefits of bariatric surgery and why it’s becoming more popular in the US!Bariatric surgery is an incredibly popular weight loss plan in the United States. In fact, according to the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the...

Improvement in Type II Diabetes by Bariatric Surgery After nearly a century, The Second Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II) released a report, which confirms that bariatric surgery can diminish or entirely resolve T2D. This trend continued in the 1950’s with many doctors remarking on the remission of...

Our Featured Weight Loss Patients The summer edition of Parker Adventist Hospital’s “Grow” magazine featured two of Dr. Brown’s patients. Therefore, Who embarked on their weight loss journey together. Amber and Matthew Smith both opted for robotic bariatric surgery this past year in pursuit of a...

Colorado Bariatric Moves Office to New Denver Location We finally have moved our office from Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center to Parker Adventist Hospital. Most Importantly, It has been quite a process which all began in January with me doing all robotic bariatric procedures at Parker Adventist....

2016 Updates on Weight Loss Surgery Most Importantly, Obesity continued to be a hot topic this past year, with articles highlighting (1) the discovery of the correlation. However, Between cancer and obesity, (2) the endorsement for bariatric surgery to cure co-morbidities like diabetes. and (3) therefore,...

Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Video of Surgery in Denver I’ve been asked by several patients considering weight-loss surgery to post some procedure videos. Today, I am putting an example of the Robotic Sleeve Gastrectomy on YouTube for all to review.Firstly, The Sleeve Gastrectomy is the most common...

Treatment Options for Type II Diabetes Bariatric surgery has been known to improve or even put Type II diabetes into remission. For this reason a summit was held in London last September 2015 (2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit DSS-II). It was a multi specialty group of 48...

What to do when your Lap-Band Fails I’ve been getting many questions about a resolution for patients who are having poor results with their Lap-band. But if you have had poor weight loss or have developed a slip, a prolapse, or an erosion, you do have...

FAQs on the Lap-Band in Denver I frequently get asked, “what has happened to the adjustable gastric band (Lap-band)”?  The Lap-band was introduced to the US in 2001 from Australia where it had been used with great success.  However, here in the US we have not...

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