CENTER OF EXCELLENCE - Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

You are not alone in this journey. Our program is run by a team of specialists who are here to help you prepare for surgery, undergo a safe procedure, and maintain healthy lifestyle habits designed to ensure you achieve success.

Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass

RYGB works by restricting food intake and by decreasing the absorption of food. Food intake is limited by a small pouch that is similar in size to the adjustable gastric band.

How is Roux-en-Y gastric bypass carried out?

The operation, usually performed laparoscopically, involves making five to six small incisions in the abdomen through which a small scope connected to a video camera and surgical tools are inserted. The surgeon staples the top portion of the stomach so it is separated from the bottom to create a small stomach pouch. This small pouch restricts food intake. A section of the small intestine called the jejunum is then attached to the small stomach pouch permitting food to bypass the lower stomach, the duodenum. This bypass reduces the amount of calories and nutrients the body absorbs, called malabsorption

Why Choose Primus
We Are a Bariatric Center of Excellence

We have achieved recognition because we consistently deliver high-quality bariatric care, comprehensive services, and positive patient outcomes.

Our Bariatric Surgeons Are Nationally Recognized

Our weight loss surgeons hold leadership positions in professional organizations. They deliver lectures, help develop treatment guidelines and teach the latest bariatric surgery techniques.

Weight Loss Surgery Revision Options

If you have regained weight following weight loss surgery, we can help you correct behaviors that may have gone off course. We evaluate your anatomy, behavior, and medical conditions to determine a treatment strategy. If appropriate, we offer a list of revision options, depending on which original procedure you had.

We Use the Latest Advances in Endoscopic Procedures

While these procedures are not covered by insurance and have not been available for as long as the standard weight-loss surgeries, they are showing promise. Our bariatric surgeons and our gastroenterologist are trained to perform endoscopic weight loss procedures, such as the gastric balloon, and can evaluate your individual medical condition to determine if you may benefit from one of these less invasive approaches.

Bariatric Surgery Doctor

Dr Rajat Goel

Head of Department Minimal Access, Metabolic, Bariatric and Laparoscopic Surgery & General Surgeon
OPD Timings
Monday - Saturday
9 A.M to 4 P.M

Dr. Vijender Verma

Senior Consultant in General and Minimal Access & Bariatric Surgeon
OPD Timings
Monday - Saturday
9 A.M to 4 P.M

Prof. (Dr.) Mahesh Chandra Misra

Senior Consultant in Laparoscopic and General surgery
OPD Timings
Monday - Saturday
9 A.M to 4 P.M
Frequently Asked Questions:
When can I start walking normally after surgery?

When the patient recovers from the affect of anesthesia, the patient is made to get up and move within the room. And then, patient is asked to take several walks and next day thereafter.

When do I get discharged from the hospital and resume the routine activities?

The patient can be discharged on the second day after the surgery depending upon the status of the patient. Some patients go after 3 days and some with other medical ailments may need few more days. The normal routine work can resumed after 7 days of surgery.

Are there any post surgery scars?

The scars are minimal and almost invisible in patients with good healing capacity of the body. Nowadays, we use absorbable sutures which do not even require suture removal.

Is pregnancy possible after this surgery?

Yes, pregnancy is possible even after the surgery but it is advisable to wait for at least one year for it. As by then, the body will not be in a state to provide proper nutrition to the body to carry a healthy fetus. Still it’s better to consult with your surgeon as the gynecologist before taking any decision.

What does Minimal Access Surgery Mean?

It is a highly developed technique for doing all types of surgical procedures. It is also known as Laparoscopic Surgery, Keyhole Surgery or Band-Aid surgery. A thin telescope known as laparoscope and working instruments are inserted through small incisions (3-12mm) in the abdominal wall and the laparoscope is attached to a tiny video camera which shows the inside view of patient’s body to a high resolution in the monitors. These incisions are usually covered with surgical glue/ closed with absorbable sutures and after a few weeks are barely visible thus avoiding any follow-up visit for suture removal.

What are the benefits of Minimal Access Surgery?

There are several advantages like

  • Rapid recovery,
  • Hospital stay are shorter
  • Negligible pain
  • Minimal scarring,
  • Back to daily routine within few days

How long will be my hospital stay?

Minimal Access surgery or the laparoscopic surgery reduces the hospital stay by half. In some MAS the patient can be discharged on the same day.

Preparing For Your Visit
    If you are visiting our office for the first time, we ask that you bring
  • A list of your current medications.
  • Copies of any recent x-rays, CT scans or MRI images.