Antireflux Surgery

Many people use the term “heartburn” to describe an array of problems with digestion; however, what they are likely describing is gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD…

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Laparoscopic Colon Resection Surgery

Here at Dr. Leong’s office, we focus on surgical techniques that are minimally invasive to provide our patients with the most advanced and least painful treatment possible…

Gallbladder Surgery

Dr. Leong offers some of the most advanced techniques to perform gallbladder surgery. Removal of the gallbladder is one of the most frequently performed procedures…

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Hernia Surgery

Hernias can be extraordinarily painful, and they will not go away by themselves. Often visible as bulges under the skin, hernias typically cause sharp pains or dull aches when lifting heavy objects…

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery means less incision, less trauma, less pain, and a quicker recovery. Dr. Leong performs advanced laparoscopy, single incision laparoscopy, and robotic surgery…

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Weight Loss Surgery

Nearly 100 million Americans have obesity, and 5 to 10 million people in the U.S. are considered “morbidly” obese. Morbid obesity is usually characterized by a person being overweight by 75 to 100…

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How do I qualify for weight loss surgery?

You will need a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 40 without medical problems or a BMI of 35 or greater with an obesity related co-morbidity…

How much weight will I lose with surgery?

The majority of gastric band patients expect to lose 50 pounds. Patients who have sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass can expect to lose between 60-70% of their excess body weight.

Can I regain my weight after weight loss surgery?

Maybe. While the majority of patients will experience a life changing weight loss, some patients may not reach their weight loss goal. Diet and exercise are important components to a successful weight loss program.