Weight Loss Options with Keith McEwen MD

Weight Loss Options with Keith McEwen MDOnline presentation about bariatric surgery from the comfort of home. Dr. Keith McEwen, certified lap band surgeon, discusses obesity risks, surgical options for weight loss, lifestyle changes and more.

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.