Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Who Is a Good Candidate for Gastric Bypass Surgery?

November 29, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass surgery can make a major difference in a person's life. Let's consider who is a good candidate for this surgery.

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Are You a Good Candidate for Gastric Sleeve Plication?

November 21, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Sleeve Plication Bariatric Surgery

Gastric sleeve plication surgery is the latest breakthrough in bariatric surgery. Find out if you are a candidate for this procedure.

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Pre-op LAP-BAND® Surgery Instructions: What Patients Should Know

November 15, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Lap Band Bariatric Surgery

Pre-op instructions for LAP-BAND® surgery can help bariatric patients avoid serious complications and severe side effects.

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The Risks of Gastric Bypass Surgery

October 26, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Complications Risks

Gastric bypass surgery carries some risks of serious complications. Let's consider these and go over tips for prevention and post-op care.

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The Side Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery

October 24, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery Side Effects

After gastric bypass surgery, patients will experience a number of side effects as they recover, Let's go over them briefly and offer healing tips.

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Can Appendicitis Occur After Bariatric Surgery?

October 22, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Complications

Some bariatric surgery patients experience appendicitis after surgery. Our weight loss specialists examine why this complication may occur.

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The Importance of Following the Gastric Bypass Surgery Diet

October 21, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery

Learn why following the gastric bypass surgery diet after treatment can encourage positive results and a reduced risk of complications.

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The Side Effects of LAP-BAND® Surgery

September 30, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Lap Band Side Effects

LAP-BAND® surgery comes with its share of post-surgical side effects. Let's consider the healing and recovery process.

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Recovering from LAP-BAND® System Surgery

September 26, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Lap Band Bariatric Surgery

Find out what the recovery period after LAP-BAND® System surgery is like, and what is expected of you, the patient.

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Duodenal Switch Surgery Can Help You Successfully Lose Weight

September 23, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Fernando Garcia performs duodenal switch surgery, one of the most successful forms of bariatric surgery.

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