The individuals listed below are real people who have had their health and lives positively impacted by weight loss surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Their message is clear: life after weight loss surgery can be a life free of medications and health issues, such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and joint pain.
We are making people healthier and giving them a better quality of life. We can help you, too.
Gastric bypass: 2001
Pre-surgery weight: 289 pounds
Post-surgery weight: 115 pounds
Gastric bypass: 2011
Pre-surgery weight: 380 pounds
Post-surgery weight: 220 pounds
Gastric banding: 2010
Pre-surgery weight: 223 pounds
Post-surgery weight: 176 pounds
Gastric bypass: 2009
Pre-surgery weight: 290 pounds
Post-surgery weight: 180 pounds
Gastric bypass: 2010
Pre-surgery weight: 300 pounds
Post-surgery weight: 225 pounds
Our team includes fellowship trained laparoscopic and bariatric surgeons who are respected members of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.
Timothy Shope, MD, FACS, FASMBS
John Brebbia, MD, MBA, FACS