Interview, interview, interview. Remember, YOU are doing the hiring here. You're entrusting your life to a someone!
You need to be confident in your lap-band surgeon's ability, comfortable with his bedside manner, and certain that you'll be provided the ongoing support and the resources you need in order to be successful.
You don't want be (or feel like) a "number," as a result of a gastric band surgeon who's interested only in getting your money, performing the surgery, and moving on to the next person.
Does your program have a support group that I can attend regularly?
If I need to talk to you, how long should I expect to wait for return phone calls?
Can you connect me with other patients I can talk to about their experiences with the support staff? (It's good to know if it's going to take 2 calls and 5 working days to get a return phone call and to be told the first messages you leave are never received. This happens!)
Ask about your Gastric Lap-Band Surgeon's Commitment to Your Success
How often do you see your patients after their gastric banding surgery?
What do you expect from ME?
Do you have a comprehensive support program that includes the services of a:
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One of the fastest growing bariatric (weight loss) surgeries is gastric banding. Gastric lap-band surgeons are springing up everywhere as a result...even in Mexico! Take your time and interview multiple bariatric surgeons before making your final decision.