LAP-BAND® (gastric banding) surgery in a U.S. hospital can cost as much as $18,000. Angeles Health is Mexico’s largest private hospital network and offers superb medical facilities andsurgical staff, all at an incredible savings. Our US based case managers will help guide you through the entire process – and for a fraction of the cost.
Despite the well-documented health risks of obesity, most insurance companies still continue to classify weight loss surgery as an elective procedure that is not covered under most policies, putting the procedure effectively out of reach for the people who need it most.
Gastric Band Surgery in Mexico, with Angeles Health
Even with travel costs, patients enjoy significant savings delivered by a world class surgical team at a state-of-the-art medical facility that attracts top medical talent from around the world.Angeles Health understands that the price of lap band surgery is never a patient’s sole or even most important consideration. Patients who come to Angeles Health enjoy modern facilities that are the rival of any U.S. hospital, with a philosophy of patient-centric care and long-term experience with the needs of medical travel patients.Perhaps most importantly, Hospital Angeles provides LAP-BAND® patients with the peace of mind of having the immediate, on-hand availability of specialty and emergency services that all surgical patients should expect from a quality medical travel experience, including cardiac anesthesiologists, internists, and emergency/critical care.Although LAP-BAND® is a simple procedure with a < 1% complication rate; it carries with it the attendant risks of any surgical procedure. At Angeles Hospitals, LAP BAND® patients can rest assured they are in expert hands that are ready and able to mitigate these risks.For all of these reasons, we feel confident that LAP-BAND® patients who work with Angeles Health are working with one of the finest weight loss surgery teams in the world.What’s Included In Your Gastric Band Surgery Medical Travel Package
- All pre-op & post-op testing
- All surgeon & anesthesiologist fees
- Dedicated US based case management before, during and after your trip
- Hospital stay of 2 nights
- All nursing & hospital fees
- Door-to-door ground transportation from San Diego Airport to the gated private hospital for the patient and companion.
Make an inquiry today or speak to our US based case managers.
What to expect from Lap Band Surgery?
The entire procedure is usually completed in less than an hour, though patients are kept in hospital for a minimum of 24 hours prior to being released by the surgeon for travel, in order to reduce the risk of surgical complications.
Why Choose Hospital Angeles for your Lap Band Surgery?
Angeles Health offers LAP-BAND® patients the peace of mind of having specialty and emergency services on hand including cardiac anesthesiologists, internists, and emergency/critical care services.
LAP-BAND® is a simple procedure with a less than 1% complication rate. However it has the same risks of any surgical procedure. At Angeles Health LAP BAND® patients can rest assured that they are in good hands that are ready and able to mitigate any risks.
Benefits and Risks of Lap Band Surgery?
To Discuss With Your Surgeon
Some potential problems specific to gastric band surgery include:
- Band problems (erosion, slippage, leakage)
- Esophagitis (inflammation, irritation, or swelling of the esophagus)
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Port problems (displacement, leakage, port-site infection)
- Stoma blockage
- Stomach problems (pouch enlargement, slippage)
- Tubing problems (disconnection from port, leakage)