Bariatric Success Stories


Bariatric Success Stories 

Bariatric surgery is a big step that can seem scary. Good news is it’s not as scary as you think! And the results… well, they speak for themselves. Watch some of our success stories below to learn how simple bariatric surgery can be and how it changes your life for the better. 

KaWanna McCormick

KaWanna is a young mom, but being obese made it hard for her to keep up with day-to-day activities, like washing dishes, cooking, and playing with her daughter. She suffered from hip and joint pain daily. She finally decided it was time for a change. After receiving Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery, KaWanna lost 130 pounds and no longer has these issues.

Her biggest victory: sitting in the back seat of a car with a seatbelt on.

Steve Sperry

Steve is a father who was too overweight to be active with his children. He was diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure); he had a lack of energy, was unmotivated and was, possibly, depressed. After struggling with controlling his weight through diet, his doctor introduced him to weight loss surgery. Although surgery scared him, he found comfort when he attended pre-surgery visits with Dr. Aryaie. Today, he is 110 pounds lighter and is no longer taking diabetes or hypertension medications and is active with his kids.

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