gastric sleeve Florida

Advancing the Gastric Sleeve Diet to Solid Foods

After a vertical sleeve gastrectomy, as you progress with advancing your diet from liquids to solids slowly you can select a variety of healthy fruits and vegetables. Eat slowly to avoid overeating and prevent stomach pain, nausea and vomiting. Over time, your stomach will adjust to its new size; you will not be able to […]

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The Nuts and Bolts of Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Bariatric surgery describes a series of operations on the gastrointestinal system that helps obese persons lose weight. It works either by restricting the patient’s amount of food intake, by altering the body’s ability to absorb ingested food, or both. The first gastric bypass was performed in 1969. However, this and other bariatric surgeries didn’t gain […]

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Gastric Sleeve on Irwin B from Pembroke Pines Florida

“Before Dr. Shillingford I visited two other doctors. However, it wasn’t until after talking with him that he gave me the confidence to commit to my surgery, and ultimately take care of my life. It’s the best choice I’ve ever made. Eight weeks have passed and I’ve lost 45 lbs and feel great! Thank you Dr. Shillingford and your staff” -Irwin […]

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery on Anderson S Miramar Florida

“Before surgery I was 304 lbs. In the first month including the pre-op diet I have lost 32 pounds and I’m feeling great. Plus, I have so much energy!” -Anderson S., Miramar, FL   Sleeve   DOS: 5/28/13  

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery performed on Ruan H

“My surgery was a success and I’m feel better each and every day! I’m so proud of being Dr. Shillingfor’ds patient and all of the staff’s hard work during the process. I’ve already lost 31 lbs in 2 weeks.” -Ruan H., Coral Springs, FL   Sleeve   DOS: 6/4/13

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