Lap Band Surgery at the Sibley Center for Weight Loss Surgery in Washington DC
Have you tried numerous diets and weight-loss programs without success?
Are you worried about diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease?
Does your weight interfere with your everyday activities and relationships?
Through a series of questions like the ones above, the Sibley Center for Weight Loss Surgery, part of the Sibley Memorial Johns Hopkins Medicine Hospital in Washington, DC, helps guides patients to deciding if bariatric weight loss surgery is right for them.
Calling themselves a “one-stop shop” for weight loss, the team at Sibley offers a variety of service experts to assist patients, including a bariatric surgeon, clinical coordinator, dietitian, exercise trainer, psychologist, scheduler, and insurance specialist. Surgeries offered through Sibley include the lap band, gastric sleeve, gastric banding, and gastric bypass, all available laparoscopically.
Dr. Brian Long
Medical Director Dr. Brian Long graduated from the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He specializes in laparoscopic bariatric surgery, performing adjustable gastric banding, gastric bypass, and sleeve gastrectomy. He was recently designated a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatrics Surgery.
The Sibley Center for Weight Loss Surgery offers free informational seminars about the weight-loss surgery options at Sibley Memorial Hospital. Visit the website or call the center at 202-370-6565 to learn more. Visit the Sibley Center for Weight Loss surgery online or in person at 5255 Loughboro Road NW, Washington DC 20016.
Lap Band Surgery at Bluepoint Surgical Group in Washington, DC
Designated as a Center of Excellence for bariatric surgery, Bluepoint Surgical Group in Washington, DC, offers minimally invasive laparoscopic gastric banding and gastric bypass surgeries as well as reconstructive plastic surgery for patients who have experienced substantial weight loss.
Bluepoint Surgical Group specializes in laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric banding, LAP-BAND System, REALIZE Band, Stomaphyx, Gastric Sleeve and da Vinci minimally invasive robotic surgery procedures. For patients looking for a step above weight-loss surgery, the center offers plastic surgery procedures including tummy tucks, arm and thigh lifts, breast surgery and more.
Dr. Denis J. Halmi
Dr. Denis J. Halmi, medical director of the Weight Loss Surgery Center at Potomac Hospital, has performed over 1,500 gastric bypass surgeries and over 100 laparoscopic gastric bands. As a board-certified general surgeon, he serves as one of the pioneers in the field of weight-loss surgery, with extensive research credits to his name. Dr. Halmi’s expertise includes minimally invasive general and weight-loss surgery. He has a special interest in long-term weight management and minimally invasive revisional weight-loss surgery.
The Bluepoint Surgical Group performs procedures at three different locations around Washington: Fair Oaks Professional Bldg. at3620 Joseph Siewick Dr. Suite 200, Fairfax, VA 22033, phone 703-620-3211; Woodbridge Professional Bldg.,2280 Opitz Blvd. Suite 320, Woodbridge, VA 22191, phone 708-378-7610; and Stafford, 125 Hospital Center Blvd Suite 207, Stafford, VA 22554, phone 540-318-6135. Visit them online at bluepointgroup.com.