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 of evidence insinuating that there is a correlation between Type II Diabetes (T2D) and gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, the Second Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II) released a report, which confirms that bariatric surgery can diminish or...

Our Featured Weight Loss Patients The summer edition of Parker Adventist Hospital’s “Grow” magazine featured two of Dr. Brown’s patients 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 healthier...

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. It has been quite a process which all began in January with me doing all robotic bariatric procedures (sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric...

2016 Updates on Weight Loss Surgery To celebrate the New Year, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) compiled some of the biggest stories about obesity from 2016. Obesity continued to be a hot topic this past year, with articles highlighting (1) the discovery...

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. Let’s discuss first. The Sleeve Gastrectomy is the...

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. As I’ve said before, if you have a Lap-band and have had good results with weight loss, keep using it for...

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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