Patient Education and Information

The Media Learning Center features educational videos, animations of procedures, and other resources created by Department of Surgery experts. Initially developed for patients, these resources contain highly specific, up-to-date information that is also valuable for clinicians who wish to learn from top experts about the latest treatment options.

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Weight LossMinimal Access
Marc Bessler, MD
A sleeve gastrectomy is a weight loss procedure that removes most of the stomach – reducing the size of the stomach and simultaneously reducing the production of the hunger hormone ghrelin.
Weight LossMinimal Access
Marc Bessler, MD
Dr. Marc Bessler discusses sleeve gastrectomy, which offers fewer side effects than gastric bypass surgery.