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Frequently Asked Questions

You should never be left with unanswered questions.  That’s why at Baptist, our friendly nursing and surgical staff is approachable and understanding when it comes to your individual needs and concerns.

We happily provide answers to some of the more frequently asked questions about bariatric surgery and our ROSE procedure below.

  • Does my insurance cover bariatric surgery?

  • How do I know if I am a candidate for bariatric surgery?

  • How do I get started?

  • Why would I re-gain weight after gastric bypass?

  • How long will I need to stay in the hospital?

  • What type of side effects can I expect?

  • What is the success rate?

  • What is the recovery process?

  • Will it be covered by insurance?

  • What will the procedure cost?

  • Is incisionless surgery just for gastric bypass restorations?

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