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Preparing for gastric bypass weight loss surgery

Before taking the step to get rid of your weight surgically, we expect you to have done as much research as possible about bariatric surgery. Generally, not every overweight individual is a good candidate for bariatric surgery. However, any person … Continue reading

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Finding a Gastric Bypass Specialist in El Paso

Weight loss surgery solutions can help you lose weight when diet and exercise fail to provide the results you want. Managing obesity is not simply a matter of changing your appearance and getting rid of the extra weight. Being overweight … Continue reading

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All you need to know about Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss

Generally, not every overweight individual is a good candidate for bariatric surgery. And managing obesity is not simply a matter of changing your appearance and getting rid of the extra weight. It will also help to improve your overall health … Continue reading

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What is Bariatric 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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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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When should you consider weight loss surgery?

Patients with a body mass index of over 35 are considered eligible for weight loss surgery. You must also have tried traditional weight loss methods before settling for bariatric surgery. If you have a high risk for an obesity-induced disease … 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 may also require colorectal surgery when there is an obstruction or injury or ischemia or … Continue reading

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Abstract Acceptance For A Seattle Presentation

Presentation about what? Dr. Benjamin Clapp accepted the abstract presentation about: An unusual presentation of Coccidioidomycosis with peritoneal involvement in an immunocompetent individual. What is Coccidioidomycosis? Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection endemic to the southwestern United States, Central America, and South America.  … 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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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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