Bariatric Surgery Options – Keith McEwen MD, LapBand Surgeon Keith McEwen, MD; Bariatric surgeon specializing in gastric adjustable lap band surgery discusses obesity, weight loss surgery, gastric band, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass. He discusses diabetes related to weight. Overall, obesity health related conditions. For additional information, contact Cheryl at

Lap-Band Weight-Loss Surgery and Diabetes – Keith McEwen MD

 Keith McEwen MD recommends the Lap Band System for Diabetes- please read the study: the 2001 approval of the device, the FDA has expanded the Lap-Band’s approval for use in obese patients with a BMI of 30 to 39.9 who have at least one obesity-related condition (for example, diabetes or high cholesterol levels).Allergan, the device’s…… Continue reading Lap-Band Weight-Loss Surgery and Diabetes – Keith McEwen MD

Single Incision Surgery for Lap Band System

Weight-Loss Surgery Done With Just A Tiny Scar
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Using the SILS technique, Dr. Snyder operated through just one small cut near the belly button.


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A bariatric surgeon in Denver is now performing weight loss surgery through just one small incision near the belly button. The technique is called SILS or single incision laparoscopic surgery. It’s an innovative way of doing adjustable gastric band surgery — it leaves just a tiny scar.

LapBand Indiana sponsoring Mutt Strutt Humane Society

Indiana Obesity Center invites you to “Lose Some Pounds by Walking Your Hounds” April 27 is time for Indianapolis Mutt Strut.  You will see Indiana Obesity Center as both a sponsor and as a participant.  Any patient attending with their pet will be rewarded with a Lap Band Pedometer or T Shirt.  Log onto to learn…… Continue reading LapBand Indiana sponsoring Mutt Strutt Humane Society