Spire Healthcare Stomach Surgery

Spire Healthcare Stomach Surgery

The rise in the number of people searching for private weight loss treatments has led to an increase in the number of private hospitals and clinics offering a full range of bariatric procedures. The UK has some of the best private medical services in the world and Spire Healthcare is one of the UK market leaders.

Spire Healthcare

Spire Healthcare is a leading provider of private medical and health care services in the UK and currently has 37 private hospitals throughout the British Isles. Each hospital benefits from the 25 years’ of experience that the company has built up in the running of private medical facilities. The group employs a workforce of over 7,600 people and works with a team of over 3,000 of UK’s most experienced consultant surgeons and other professionals. The aim is to provide the highest standard of care to the 930,000 patients that pass through the hospitals each year for both inpatient and outpatient treatments.

Weight loss treatments

The Spire Healthcare stomach surgery service is second to none in the UK and is provided in 32 of the 37 hospitals ran by Spire, this makes the range of weight loss treatments easily accessible to anyone, no matter where they are based.

Spire Healthcare stomach surgery procedures are catered to the individual needs of the patient, Spire understands that each patient has different needs and circumstances, and by tailoring the treatment to the individual the best possible chance of success is given. Each weight loss surgical procedure is undertaken by an experienced bariatric surgeon working with a qualified team of medical professionals. The actual operation is only classed as one part of the process and a team of bariatric nurses, physicians and dieticians aim to provide the patient with the highest levels of care from initial consultancy to aftercare and long after surgery has been completed.

Spire Healthcare stomach surgery operations are carried out in conjunction with guidelines set out by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence which state that, to be eligible for surgery the patient must:

  • Have a BMI of over 40kg/m2 or more, or between 35kg/m2 and 40kg/m2 with a related disease such as high blood pressure or diabetes
  • All traditional methods of weight loss have been tried and failed
  • Intensive specialist management is being, or will be received
  • Be fit for anaesthesia and surgery
  • Committed to the need for long-term follow up

The range of Spire Healthcare stomach surgery treatments aim to give the patient the desired level of weight loss, a consultancy with a surgeon will help to decide the best method of treatment, operation provided include:

  • Gastric banding
  • Gastric bypass
  • Orbera weight loss balloon
  • Gastric balloon
  • Gastric sleeve
  • POSE ( Primary Obesity Surgery Endolumenal)

Each method of surgery provided has proven results and the level of weight lost can help to change a patient’s life for the better. 4,000 patients each year undergo weight loss surgery through Spire Healthcare and there are numerous success stories available to be read on the company’s website.