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LAP-BAND® surgery is available in St. Louis at the Heart of America Bariatrics. Watch this video as bariatric surgeon, Dr. Van Wagner, gives an overview of what one can expect before and after surgery. The LAP-BAND® procedure can be done at an outpatient clinic or in the hospital with a one night stay. Laparoscopic gastric bypass usually requires two nights in the hospital. To find out more information on weight loss surgery options, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 4 Jul 2009
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Bariatric surgery results can vary greatly according to St. Louis bariatric surgeon, Dr. Van Wagner. Dr. Wagner explains that weight loss surgery is a tool and not a miracle. In order for weight loss surgery to work, an individual needs to make life style changes. Weight loss surgery can fail but through a healthy diet and exercise an individual can achieve success with weight loss surgery. For more information about weight loss surgery, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 29 Jun 2009
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Celeste is very happy with her weight loss surgery results. She had the LAP-BAND® procedure done at the Heart of America Bariatrics in St. Louis, Missouri. Celeste has lost 80 pounds and her BMI dropped from 37 to 25. It has been a life changing experience that Celeste would recommend to others who dealing with obesity. To learn more about the Heart of America Bariatrics and the weight loss surgery options available, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 23 Jun 2009
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Dr. Van Wagner, a bariatric surgeon in St. Louis, Mo, has been a full-time bariatric surgeon since moving to St. Louis in June 2003. Dr. Wagner has performed over 500 LAP-BAND® procedures and over 300 laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures. Dr. Wagner has been a board certified general surgeon since 1996 and is a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. To learn more about Dr. Wagner and weight loss surgery options, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 21 Jun 2009
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If considering bariatric surgery in the St. Louis area, then come to the Heart of America Bariatrics for a free educational seminar. Bariatric surgeon, Dr. Van Wagner offers the seminar so that patients can learn about their surgical options as well as the risks and benefits of weight loss surgery. It is very important to get all of the critical information before making a life changing decision. For more information about the free educational seminar, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 20 Jun 2009
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Gastric bypass surgery is very common at the St. Louis weight loss surgery center, Heart of America Bariatics. Gastric bypass surgery has improved over the years and is now the best and most performed weight loss surgery in North America. It's typical for patients to lose 50-80 lbs within the first few months after gastric bypass surgery. To learn more about gastric bypass surgery, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 20 Jun 2009
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Paul was obese at 445 pounds when going to St. Louis weight loss surgeon, Dr. Van Wagner. Paul did his research beforehand and chose gastric bypass as his weight loss surgery option. It helped Paul to lose 256 pounds and drop his BMI from 66 to 28. Paul says that before his surgery he could barely get around and now he feels like he has new life. To learn more about Dr. Wagner and the weight loss procedures that he performs, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 20 Jun 2009
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Undergoing the laparoscopic Roux En Y gastric bypass surgery procedure at the St. Louis practice, Heart of America Bariatrics, has left Julie feeling amazing. She has lost 110 pounds after the Roux En Y gastric bypass surgery. She wanted a permanent weight loss that would allow her to enjoy all of the activities that being overweight had restricted her from. For more information about weight loss procedures at the Heart of America Bariatrics, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 20 Jun 2009
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Successful weight loss treatment in St. Louis, Missouri can be achieved at the Heart of America Bariatrics. Dr. Van Wagner, our weight loss surgeon explains the two main factors in determining the length of the process as one being the surgery candidate and the second being the insurance company. To learn more about the weight loss surgery process, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 20 Jun 2009
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Information about bariatric surgery and its cost in the St. Louis area can be provided by the Heart of America Bariatrics. The experienced staff will help you understand your insurance coverage. If you are denied by your insurance company they will also guide you through the appeal process. For those not eligible for insurance coverage, there are self paid options that you can explore. For more information about bariatric surgery cost, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 20 Jun 2009
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Insurance coverage for weight loss surgery cost can be confusing but at the Heart of America Bariatrics in St. Louis, our staff will help you to understand what your options are and can guide you through the process. Their office will call and verify if your insurance will cover you for bariatric surgery. You will also be required to meet medical criteria in order to be covered. For more information, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 20 Jun 2009
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Heart of America Bariatrics in St. Louis provides effective weight loss surgery for those suffering from morbid obesity. Dr. Van Wagner and his staff are dedicated to educating their patients about the pros and cons of bariatric surgery to ensure they make an informed decision. Hear Dr. Wagner's patients talk about their life-changing procedure and the wonderful experience they have had at Heart of America Bariatrics. To learn more about Dr. Wagner and weight loss surgery options, visit *******www.hoab****
  • 19 Jun 2009
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LAP-BAND® surgeon, Dr. Van Wagner, in St. Louis helped Sue to lose over 130 pounds. Sue originally came to Dr. Wagner and the Heart of America Bariatrics after she was recommended by an acquaintance. Sue is thrilled with the results of the LAP-BAND® procedure. She also credits her new self-esteem to Dr. Wagner and his great staff. To learn more about the LAP-BAND® procedure and Dr. Wagner's practice, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 19 Jun 2009
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Weight loss surgery results vary according to the procedure that you've had done. Listen to St. Louis bariatric surgeon, Dr. Van Wagner, talks about the different weight loss surgeries and how much weight one can expect to lose post surgery. To learn more about Dr. Wagner and his practice, the Heart of America Bariatrics, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 19 Jun 2009
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Obesity surgery in St. Louis is provided by the Heart of America Bariatrics. The doctor and staff understand that cost of weight loss surgery is a major factor in a patient's decision. The staff will not only help you to understand your insurance coverage but they will also help you through the predetermination process. For more information about insurance coverage and the Heart of America Bariatric, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 19 Jun 2009
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Laparoscopic obesity surgery in St. Louis is available at The Heart of America Bariatrics. According to bariatric surgeon, Dr. Van Wagner, laparoscopic gastric bypass is vastly better than the open gastric bypass. He describes it as a minimally invasive procedure that results in less scarring and a quicker recovery. For more information on the laparoscopic gastric bypass procedure, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 19 Jun 2009
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Bariatric surgery have proved to benefit many patients. A St. Louis resident, Pamela, had the LAP-BAND® procedure done by Dr. Van Wagner at the Heart of America Bariatrics. She credits the LAP-BAND ® surgery to help lowering her blood pressure and diminishing the need for knee surgery. Pamela describes her weight loss surgery experience as "not an easy path to take but one that's well worth it." For more information about weight loss options
  • 19 Jun 2009
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Mark underwent gastric bypass by St. Louis, Missouri bariatric surgeon, Dr. Van Wagner. Mark use to be 438 pounds and had a BMI of 52. Since having the weight loss surgery, Mark now weighs 295 with a BMI of 35. He has also had his diabetes, sleep apnea, and high blood pressure disappear. Mark says the decision to have gastric bypass surgery has made it possible to enjoy life. For more information about weight loss surgery, please visit *******www.hoab****.
  • 19 Jun 2009
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