Please view a video providing a comprehensive overview of bariatric surgery.
Obesity is a chronic, complex metabolic illness. It is the underlying cause of many diseases including (but not limited to) type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension and several forms of cancer e.g. breast cancer and colon cancer.
In morbidly overweight patients obesity surgery is the most effective way to achieve and maintain weight loss as well as to significantly improve metabolic health. We are part of the Midlands Bariatric Unit and provide a surgical service.