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Bariatric Program Surgeries

Bariatric Surgery programs at Dartmouth-Hitchcock include informational sessions, support groups, nutritional counseling, and exercise promotion in addition to surgical interventions that are specific to each location's program.

Four types of weight loss surgery are available Location
Type of Surgery L C M K
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, considered by many to be the "gold standard" in weight loss surgery, has been proven successful for long-term weight loss and is one of the safest surgical weight loss methods available. Y Y Y N
Adjustable Gastric Banding surgery is performed by placing an adjustable gastric banding device around the top of the stomach to limit food intake. Y Y Y Y
Sleeve Gastrectomy, a newer option, changes the shape of the stomach and decreases its overall volume. This procedure is also performed laparoscopically. Y Y Y N
Gastric Revision Surgery is done for patients who have had prior bariatric surgery with problems related to that surgery. Y N Y N

L = Lebanon, surgery performed at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
C = Concord, surgery performed at Catholic Medical Center, Manchester
K = Keene, surgery performed at Cheshire Medical Center
M = Manchester, surgery performed at Elliot Hospital, Manchester

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