169 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, NY 13905
Phone: 607-352-3550

There are three different weight loss procedures performed at Lourdes:

Comparison of Procedures

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Technique: Minimally Invasive
  • Length of Surgery: 3-4 hours
  • Time in Hospital: 3-4 days
  • Return to Work: 4-6 weeks
  • Permanence: Not reversible
  • Weight Loss: 50-70% excess body weight at 2 years.
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Technique: Minimally Invasive
  • Length of Surgery: 1.5 - 2.5 hours
  • Time in Hospital: 2 - 3 days
  • Return to Work: 2 - 4 weeks
  • Permanence: Not reversible
  • Weight Loss: 50-60% excess body weight at 2 years.
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Technique: Minimally Invasive
  • Length of Surgery: 30-90 minutes
  • Time in Hospital: 1 day
  • Return to Work: 2-4 weeks
  • Permanence: Usually not reversible
  • Weight Loss: 40-50% excess body weight at 2 years.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with our Bariatric Nurse Navigator, please call us at 607-798-5485.

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Lourdes has received
Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence

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Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer

New York State Desginated Stroke Center

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