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Bariatric Surgery Options

Advanced Bariatric & Surgical Specialists, with locations in both Victoria and Corpus Christi, Texas, offers weight loss surgery options to effectively treat obesity. Severe obesity is a disease that, in the past several years, has become more widespread and has grown to epidemic proportions. Dr. Craig Chang, FACS firmly believes that obesity is not caused by a character defect, or a simple lack of will power, rather it’s a medical condition that affects almost 20 million Americans and has become the greatest health care problem in the United States today. People with obesity are at a greater risk for co-morbid conditions such as:

  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Sleep Apnea and
  • Heart Problems

Moreover, excess weight impacts your health, your self-esteem, and your relationships.

It’s time to break the cycle of failure and hopelessness. Let us help you succeed. We’ve done it a thousand times before and we can also do it for you. We’ll create a treatment plan with you, specific to your needs and goals. And we’re confident you can succeed with weight loss (bariatric) surgery. 78% of our patients have already achieved their weight loss goals. Maybe it’s time for you too. Learn more about the bariatric procedures we offer below:

Explore the Sleeve Gastrectomy 

Explore the Gastric Bypass

Explore the Gastric Band


Diet and exercise are most often ineffective in cases of severe obesity. Chances are you’ve been down that road before, tried “everything” and done the “yo-yo” dieting, which only hurts your body and increases your feelings of hopelessness. Each diet failure makes you feel like a failure, but there is hope.

Explore below on topics like procedures, qualifying for weight loss surgery, insurance coverage and paying for surgery, or get started by watching our online seminar. 

Weight Loss Surgery Top 5 Highlights

These lists help you navigate the bariatric surgery journey, from deciding if a weight loss surgery procedure is the right choice for you to what the long-term will look like for your post-op lifestyle and weight loss success.

Learn More About Bariatric Surgery

If you are considering weight loss surgery, you'll want to learn about these life-changing procedures. Beyond exploring procedure options, you likely have several other questions about bariatric surgery like if you qualify and insurance coverage and cost.

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