Our comprehensive surgical weight loss program strives to assist patients achieve permanent and significant weight loss with improvement if not cure of their obesity-related medical programs. Patients who undergo the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass generally lose 75% of their excess weight within 12 months and 80% maintain most of this weight loss long term. Most obesity-related medical problems substantially improve and many will resolve completely for an overall “excellent” response to surgery. Patients who undergo the laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding generally lose around 50 – 60% of their excess weight by five years following surgery with an overall “good” response in achieving improvement or cure of their obesity-related medical diseases. Short-term results in patients who have undergone laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy have demonstrated 60% excess weight loss by one year and a “good” response in their obesity-related medical problems.