Alberta Lap Band Surgery

by Susan
(Edmonton)

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I want to have lap band surgery, but at a public clinic . I understand in Alberta the surgery is covered by Health Care. I don’t know how I am really supposed to go about finding a surgeon or going through the whole process. I guess I start by getting the name of a doctor and then getting a referral from my doctor.

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by: Anonymous

Have your doctor refer you to the Weight Wise program who will do provincially funded surgeries - good program with 250 surgeries per year in Edmonton amd Lethbridge and aobut 75 in Calgary.

Or, check this page for other Alberta weight loss surgeons.

Had a lapband

by: Darlene Gardner

I had a lap band in 2013, 2017 I had to get it removed my body rejected the band it was growled in to my liver just a mess.
Would it be ok to get another one I need this fat gone.

how much for 2 people

by: Karen

Hi my daughter and her boyfriend would like the lap band surgery. How much for 2 people do you give a break for 2 people from the same family doing it?

Also can we get it done in Edmonton?

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