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Weight loss

Treatments to help put you back in control of your body, your health and your life.

We offer various weight loss treatments. These include operations to reduce the size of your stomach through surgery or you can swallow tiny balloons that inflate to make you feel full after a small meal.

Gastric band surgery

Reduces the capacity of your stomach by putting a band around it.

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Gastric band adjustment

A treatment to adjust a gastric band if it's too loose or tight.

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Gastric balloon (weight loss balloon)

A small balloon inflated in your stomach helps you lose weight.

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Gastric bypass surgery

Reduces the size of your stomach and redirects the digestive tract.

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Gastric sleeve surgery (sleeve gastrectomy)

Reduces feelings of hunger and capacity to eat by shrinking your stomach.

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Our specialist team

Meet the consultants who are part of our expert weight loss team here at Spire Leicester Hospital.

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Is weight loss surgery for you?

Being overweight or obese can have serious impact on both your physical and mental wellbeing. It can negatively affect your self-confidence and self-esteem and put you at increased risk for serious health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, cancer and heart disease. If you're still struggling to lose weight even after dieting and exercising, these types of treatments can help give you the extra boost you and your health need to help shed significant amounts of weight. We can help you choose the treatment that’s right for you, helping to give you the energy and self-confidence to enjoy a healthy life. And it's also been found that weight loss surgery really does help. King’s College London recently published research suggesting that very few people - only one in 210 for men and one in 124 for women – will return to their normal weight within a year after becoming obese without weight loss surgery. (Source: King’s College London)


Why choose Spire Leicester for weight loss surgery?

Choosing to have weight loss treatment with us can transform the way you live your life. Our expert bariatric surgeons offer a range of obesity surgery procedures including gastric banding (gastric band), also known as lap banding, gastric bypass and gastric balloon insertion. We also offer sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch operations. Regardless of which weight loss treatment you have, our dedicated before and after care teams look after you throughout your weight loss journey, from making that first decision, to providing ongoing weight loss support and advice long after surgery. Our weight loss surgery teams are headed up by consultant bariatric surgeons, all registered with the General Medical Council, and include specialist weight loss surgery nurses, physicians and dieticians. There’s no waiting time for treatment and we offer payment options that help put weight loss procedures within your reach.

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