Colorado Choice BariatricsFremont County Weight Loss Injections
Mounjaro and Ozempic are two medications available to qualified patients for diabetic control and weight loss. These drugs affect the brain, stomach, and pancreas in humans. With respect to the brain, patients have less hunger and eat less. The stomach also reacts to these medications by taking longer to empty. Patients eat less and feel full longer. Pre-diabetic patients have a more normal balance of hormones around the pancreas with improved blood sugar control. In my surgical practice, there are groups of patients who either require weight loss to prepare them for bariatric surgery or have had weight regain years after surgery. As you... Read The Rest
Colorado Choice BariatricsTrue Outpatient Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Timothy Brown, M.D. and his staff treat patients who want to achieve weight loss through bariatric surgery, as well as patients with gastrointestinal conditions. He works with patients who are in need of weight loss through bariatric surgery (commonly called weight loss surgery). One of the most popular and successful minimally invasive weight-loss surgery procedures Dr. Brown, M.D. performs is the Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG).  Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy is a weight loss surgery that is usually performed minimally-invasively using a laparoscope. This procedure is a purely restrictive operation and doesn't involve any bypassing of the intestines or gastrointestinal malabsorption. Gastric sleeve... Read The Rest
Colorado Choice BariatricsThe Sleeve Enhancement
There are some patients that have already undergone the Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure but after a given amount of time are not completely satisfied with their weight loss or the unsuccessful resolution of some of their medical conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, hyperlipidemia, sleep apnea or hypertension. Dr. Timothy Brown, M.D. is now offering a solution for this called The Sleeve Enhancement or the Duodenal Switch Surgery. You may have seen or heard it called the single-anastomosis duodenal switch (SADI-S) or stomach intestinal pylorus sparing surgery (SIPS). Two-Step Laparoscopic Procedure Duodenal Switch Surgery is a highly effective weight loss surgery with a proven... Read The Rest
Colorado Choice BariatricsLaparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Revision
Problems arising from laparoscopic gastric bands are common, and Lap-Band removal is becoming more and more popular. Many studies have shown that more than half of the gastric bands are removed due to inadequate weight loss or serious complications after 7-10 years. Placing a laparoscopic gastric band around the stomach is a safe method for weight loss, but complications sometimes do occur. These include: band slippage gastric erosion (where the stomach tissue is damaged because of the band pressure) esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus) pouch dilation (spreading of the stomach behind the band restriction) laparoscopic port complications (infection or positioning issues) failure in significant weight loss Due to... Read The Rest
Colorado Choice BariatricsOutpatient Surgery Options
Many surgical procedures can be performed by Dr. Brown, M.D. using minimally-invasive techniques that can shorten recovery time and reduce pain and scarring. Sophisticated technologies allow surgeons to operate through tiny incisions resulting in easier healing and a return to daily life sooner. From breast biopsy to gallstone removal to hernia repair, the right therapy can get you back on track. Our goal is to provide you with better surgical care that gets you back to what’s important: living your life to the fullest. We work to support your mind, body, and spirit from the moment you walk through our doors.  Outpatient... Read The Rest

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