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Dr. R.Kannan

General Surgeon
27 years experience overall
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Deepak Subramanian

General Surgeon
21 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Karthik Mathivanan

General Surgeon
19 years experience overall
1500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. S P Shivakumar

General Surgeon
26 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Ayyappan S

Laparoscopic Surgeon
33 years experience overall
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

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Dr. Joeimon J L

15 years experience overall
300 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. A.Sivakumar

Bariatric Surgeon
30 years experience overall
400 Consultation fee at clinic
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What is Gastric Bypass Surgery?

A type of surgical treatment for individuals who are suffering from obesity is Gastric Bypass Surgery. It helps to lose weight by cutting the stomach into two pouches. The small intestine will be connected to these pouches and makes the patients feel full after eating less food. 

What are the steps involved in the Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Gastric Bypass Surgery involves the following steps:

  1. The patient will be sedated using general anesthesia.
  2. The stomach will be split into two pouches and then connected to the small intestine. 

What is the care taken for patients after the surgery?

  1. Follow the diet as given by the dietician.
  2. Make several appointments with the doctor to check the status of the surgery performed
  3. Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption
  4. Do not eat fatty food items

Doctors from which specialty can perform this Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Gastric Bypass Surgery can be performed by:

  1. Bariatric Surgeon
  2. General Surgeon 

What is the price of Gastric Bypass Surgery in Chennai?

Expenses for Gastric Bypass Surgery in Chennai changes due to the following factors:

  1. The medical condition of the patient
  2. Surgeon fee
  3. Admission fee
  4. Age of the patient
  5. Type of hospital
  6. The admission room that you opted for
  7. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  8. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc
  9. Type of surgery planned to be performed

Minimum amount to be paid in Chennai starts from Rs.90,000

Average charges in Chennai is approximately Rs.2,30,000

Maximum cost in Chennai rises up to Rs.4,00,000

What are the risks and complications that are connected with Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Gastric Bypass Surgery has the following risks and complications:

  1. May cause dumping syndrome
  2. Thromboembolism
  3. Bowel obstruction
  4. Can cause hernia
  5. Breathing difficulty
  6. Insufficient nutrients to the body
  7. Can lead to ulcers  

What can be the recovery time of Gastric Bypass Surgery taken by the patient?

The patient may take about 2-4 weeks to recover from Gastric Bypass Surgery. 

Does Gastric Bypass Surgery hurt the patient?

Gastric Bypass Surgery does not cause any pain during the process as the patient will be sedated using general anesthesia.

Is it a permanent surgery?

Gastric Bypass Surgery is considered as a permanent surgery as it attaches the small intestine to the divided portions of the stomach. 

Can it be reversible?

Gastric Bypass Surgery involves resizing the stomach and hence can't be reversible.

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