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What is the Success Rate of Robotic Weight Loss Surgery?

The da Vinci® robotic surgical system has offered groundbreaking improvements for a range of weight loss procedures, including options like gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and duodenal switch. With da Vinci®, traditionally invasive procedures can be performed with shorter incisions, less discomfort, and minimal scarring when compared to open surgery. Not only can robotic weight loss surgery provide better outcomes, but these advanced techniques also give your bariatric surgeon a greater degree of control, precision, and visualization during your procedure.  The […]

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What to Expect After Gastric Bypass: Diet and Activity Restrictions

Also known as “Roux-en-Y,” gastric bypass surgery is among the most frequently performed weight loss procedures available. Gastric bypass has evolved significantly in the last few decades and the procedure can now be completed using minimally invasive and robotic-assisted techniques. Still, there are certain necessary restrictions to your diet and lifestyle that should be considered before making the choice to undergo gastric bypass surgery. In general, you can expect many pre- and post-operative changes from your diet, including: In the […]

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Life After Gastric Sleeve Surgery: Diet and Activity Restrictions

Given the transformative nature of gastric sleeve surgery, there are many lifestyle changes after the procedure that are necessary to maintain lasting results. Our weight loss surgeon, Dr. Hossein Bagshahi, and Dr. Laura Gallagher will carefully go over the dietary and activity restrictions you can expect after surgery at the time of your consultation, but our team has also provided a brief primer of the pre- and post-operative guidelines required to achieve the best possible results: You will spend the […]

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Bagshahi Bariatric and General Surgery Welcomes Dr. Laura Lyn Gallagher

Dr. Laura Lyn Gallagher Joins Renowned Fort Worth Bariatric Surgery Practice

Board-certified surgery specialist Laura Lyn Gallagher, DO joins the team at Bagshahi Bariatric & General Surgery, an elite North Dallas weight loss facility. Fort Worth, TX — Bagshahi Bariatric and General Surgery has been a leading provider of weight loss surgery in the North Dallas region for decades. Unlike other bariatric facilities, the Fort Worth-based practice utilizes the most modern and innovative bariatric surgery procedures to achieve a patient’s health goals. Dr. Hossein Bagshahi is a board-certified weight loss surgeon […]

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Who Should Perform Robot-Assisted Weight Loss Surgery?

Robotic-assisted weight loss surgery is among the most innovative approaches to performing popular bariatric procedures such as duodenal switch, gastric sleeve, and gastric bypass. The da Vinci® surgical system is a minimally invasive and robotic-assisted method of weight loss surgery that utilizes surgeon-controlled robotic arms to make extremely precise movements with smaller incisions. This makes it possible to undergo surgery with less invasiveness, a lower risk of complications, less downtime, and shorter scars when compared to open surgery.  While robotic […]

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Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Laura Gallagher

Bagshahi Bariatric and General Surgery Welcomes Dr. Laura Lyn Gallagher to Our Practice!

We’re thrilled to welcome board-certified general surgery specialist Laura Gallagher, DO to the Bagshahi Bariatric and General Surgery team! Dr. Gallagher comes to our practice with a wealth of experience in general surgery, hernia repair, and weight loss surgery — particularly, bariatric procedures using endoscopic, minimally invasive, and robotic-assisted techniques. A graduate of the University of North Texas, Dr. Gallagher completed her general surgery residency in 2018. She went on to complete a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery […]

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Benefits of Self-Paying for Weight Loss Surgery

Advanced bariatric procedures — including gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and duodenal switch — have proven to be highly effective in helping patients take control of their weight and achieve a healthier lifestyle. While our North Dallas weight loss practice makes it a priority to make bariatric surgery as affordable as possible, it’s often a patient’s first instinct to try and obtain full or partial coverage from their insurance provider. This can work nicely for some patients, but others may […]

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Is Gastric Bypass Surgery Right for Me?

Gastric bypass, also known as a Roux-en-Y procedure, is one of the most effective weight loss surgeries in the country. When performed by a board-certified bariatric bariatric surgeon, the gastric bypass procedure can achieve significant and lasting weight loss to help patients transform their health and life. That said, this surgery is not intended for patients looking to casually lose weight — gastric bypass is meant for men and women who need to dramatically reduce their BMI to address life-threatening […]

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How Much Weight Can I Lose with Bariatric Surgery?

Weight loss surgery can be an invaluable and life-saving treatment for individuals struggling with obesity and morbid obesity. At our Dallas practice, Dr. Hossein Bagshahi performs a wide range of laparoscopic, minimally invasive, and robotic-assisted procedures to help at-risk patients achieve a safer and healthier weight. While the exact amount of weight loss possible depends on the type of procedure performed and your commitment to maintaining a healthier lifestyle, our team has provided a brief primer on the average percentages […]

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Is Robotic Weight Loss Surgery Right for Me?

Robotic weight loss surgery is among the most revolutionary advances in bariatrics, offering a less invasive and more precise approach to performing major weight loss procedures. Using the da Vinci® robot and a laparoscope, our board-certified bariatric surgeon can perform surgery with greater visibility and surgical control than ever before. Adjunctively, this gives patients the benefits of shorter incisions, less downtime, reduced scarring, and a lower risk of complications overall.  While considered safe and effective for many different types of […]

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