Category Archives: El Paso Bariatric Surgery

Visiting a Bariatric Surgeon Near Me, El Paso TX 79902

Deciding to undergo surgery in order to achieve your weight loss and health goals is a critical decision. By visiting a bariatric surgeon near you, you can best understand the risks, benefits, and the procedure to determine if bariatric surgery … Continue reading

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Am I a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery? | El Paso TX

Generally, not every overweight individual is a good candidate for weight loss surgery. While losing weight will change your appearance, it is not the only benefit of bariatric surgery. It will also help to improve your overall health and quality … Continue reading

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Bariatric Surgery FAQ | El Paso TX

What is bariatric surgery? Medically known as bariatric surgery, weight loss surgery is recommended for patients suffering from severe obesity, meaning that they have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 and above. How do I know if I am … Continue reading

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What to Expect at Your Bariatric Consultation | El Paso TX

Often patients are nervous when attending their bariatric consultation. Patients can be more at ease by understanding what to expect during the consultation and preparing for the surgery themselves. Dr. Clapp and his staff work closely with patients to determine … Continue reading

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Am I a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery? | El Paso TX

Determining if a patient is a candidate for bariatric surgery requires excellent care in El Paso.  Dr. Clapp understands that each patient is different.  With their uniqueness in mind, Dr. Clapp considers all factors when determining if surgery is right … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Bariatric Surgery in El Paso TX

Though obtaining long-term weight loss is one of the benefits of bariatric surgery, it is not the only crucial advantage.  Bariatric surgery can change a patient’s life by not only helping them to maintain a healthy weight but also maintain … Continue reading

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What are the early signs of colon cancer?

Colon cancer is one of those conditions you may never know you have until its symptoms are full blown. Most people just choose to ignore the risk of colon cancer because, apparently, they are too young to develop it. Well, … Continue reading

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How much weight can you lose with bariatric surgery?

Bariatric or weight loss surgery is usually recommended to help individuals lose weight when diet and exercise fail to provide the results they want, or when they begin to experience health complications such as heart disease, high blood pressure, infertility, … Continue reading

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How much do you have to weigh to have weight loss surgery?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one out of every three Americans may be a good candidate for Weight loss surgery. Medically known as bariatric surgery, weight loss surgery is recommended for patients suffering from … Continue reading

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Poster Presentations at the Society of American Gastrointestinal Surgeons

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeon (SAGES) Meeting Dr. Clapp presented three posters with his resident and students this past weekend in Seattle. First Presentation “An unusual presentation of Coccidioidomycosis with peritoneal involvement in an immunocompetent individual” Joe Krocker … Continue reading

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