Las Vegas, the largest city of Nevada, US, is a major tourist destination that is popular for its fantasy styled casinos and abundant other entertainment options. It is therefore, also known as ‘The Entertainment Capital of the World’ and ‘The Sin City’.
Apart from leisurely activities, Las Vegas can be considered for serious medical procedures such weight loss surgery.
Below are some of the advantages of having weight loss surgery in Las Vegas.
- Weight loss surgery including gastric bypass and gastric sleeve in Las Vegas is offered by a highly accomplished bariatric surgeon, who is certified by American Board of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and is ranked among America’s Top Surgeons in the field of bariatrics. The surgeon has more than 10 years of experience in performing bariatric surgeries, and has been honored with Physicians Recognition Award. He is also the founder of a Center of Excellence in Oregon.
- The patients can choose between a hospital and a surgery centre.
- The hospital has a record of providing quality healthcare since last 40 years. It is nationally recognized for its diabetes, cardiac, stroke and bariatric surgery programs. It is accredited by The Joint Commission, licensed by the Department of Health for the state of Nevada, and affiliated with the Federation of American Hospitals, the Association of Western Hospitals, and the Nevada Hospital Association.
- The surgery centre is licensed by the State of Nevada, certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. It is well equipped with advanced medical technologies.
- Self-pay weight loss surgery in USA is very expensive and is often unaffordable by the uninsured. Such patients can opt for the more affordable weight loss surgery in Las Vegas.
- Other types of bariatric surgeries such as gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding surgery in Las Vegas, are also significantly cheaper than their US prices. Gastric plication is a newer option in bariatrics, which is offered at limited places. This surgery is also available in Las Vegas at quite an affordable cost.
Being a major tourist destination, Las Vegas is easily approachable as it is well connected with Canada and all major US cities.