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How are Abdominal Hernias Diagnosed?

A clinical evaluation is used to diagnose abdominal hernia. Read on to learn abdominal hernia diagnosis and why you should seek treatment for abdominal hernias. Doctors often rely on a physical exam to diagnose abdominal hernias. In some case, a … Continue reading

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Dr. Clapp Presenting at the 34th ASMBS Annual Meeting

  Dr. Clapp will be presenting “Alarming Trends in Sleeve Gastrectomy: a Meta-Analysis” at the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons annual meeting in Washington, DC. He will be presenting as part of Top Ten Papers along with 2 … Continue reading

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What is Colorectal Cancer?

So what is Colorectal Cancer? Colorectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the rectum or colon. Colorectal cancer treatment involves chemotherapy, radiation, and colorectal surgery. Colorectal cancer is also known as bowel cancer or colon cancer. It is a type of … Continue reading

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How Long Does It Take to recover From a Hernia Repair Surgery?

Recovery from hernia repair surgery varies with every patient. Dr. Benjamin Clapp – top rated bariatric surgery specialist in El Paso discusses the recovery period after hernia surgery.

Each year, hundreds of thousands of hernia surgeries are performed in the U.S. While all surgical procedures come with some risks, majority of patients who have had hernia surgery recover quickly and do well after the operation.
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Is El Paso Bariatric Surgery for you?

The best candidates for El Paso bariatric surgery are people who are overweight or those seeking for minimally invasive weight loss surgery procedure in El Paso. However El Paso bariatric surgery is good for you if: You are unable to achieve a … Continue reading

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New Bariatric Program at the El Paso Specialty Hospital

We are excited to announce that Dr. Clapp will be starting a new bariatric program at the El Paso Specialty Hospital.   All-Inclusive Price of $10,000 includes a year of Post-Op Care We’ll be accepting Medicare/Medicaid, credit cards, and Cash … Continue reading

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What is Colorectal Surgery In El Paso?

Colorectal surgery in El Paso is a field of medicine that focuses on repairing the damage caused by disorders in the rectum, colon, and anus. You many also require colorectal surgery when there is an obstruction or injury or ischemia or … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our Weight Loss Surgery Blog

Thank you for visiting our blog! Check back often as we will be posting articles about weight loss surgery and maintenance. Bariatric Surgery in El Paso, TX  79902 Our surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Clapp, is fellowship trained in bariatric surgery and has … Continue reading

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