Mr Sanjay Purkayastha
BSc MBBS MD FRCS
Laparoscopic, General and Bariatric Surgeon
Private Medical Care:
General & gastroenterological surgery
Bariatric / weight loss surgery
Emergency abdominal conditions / surgery
For patients that may have had bariatric surgery in other centres or many years ago when the newer procedures and techniques were not available they may chose to have further procedures to:
Offer a second chance at further / better weight loss
Help them with their weight related comorbidities
Control type 2 diabetes better
Manage a complication such as reflux, regurgitation, diarrhoea, chronic abdominal pain
Many patients have previously had open surgery many years ago when laparoscopic surgery was not available. Patients such as this can still have laparoscopic surgery to revise their previous procedures as our team is highly skilled at managing such cases.
Please do not hesitate to contact us and make an appointment to see how we can help you make the most informed decision for you.
Previous gastric band - removed and a gastric bypass carried out
Previous gastric band - removed and a sleeve gastrectomy carried out
Previous sleeve gastrectomy - converted to a gastric bypass
Previous gastric bypass carried out - pouch made smaller or band put onto the existing pouch
Previous vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) - converted to a gastric bypass
Please note, most insurance policies in the UK do not cover weight-loss surgery. However, we will do our utmost to provide the best package for you should you choose to have your surgery with us.