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Patient Stories

Different stories, same result:  They feel better.

Read inspiring patient stories and learn firsthand how bariatric surgery has improved the lives of people just like you. Although the details may be different, the way the surgery has affected their lives is the same. They feel healthier. They have confidence to be active and involved in life. And most important, the risks that were threatening their lives have disappeared.

Barb M.
50 years old
Danville, PA
Roux-en-Y  gastric bypass surgery

Brian
40 years old
Scranton, PA
Open gastric bypass surgery

Michael
51 years old
Montoursville, PA
Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery

Clyde
60 years old
Williamsport, PA
Open gastric bypass surgery

Barbara
50 years old
Williamsport, PA
Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery

Belinda
51 years old
Milton, PA
Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery

Melissa
29 years old
Watsontown, PA
Open gastric bypass surgery

 

Patient Blog

Jennifer’s Journey: Triumphs and Struggles of Weight Loss Surgery

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My name is Jennifer. I am 36 years old and have struggled with weight and related health problems my entire life. After many unsuccessful attempts to lose weight, I decided to start Geisinger’s Bariatric Program and undergo gastric by-pass surgery.  This was the best decision I ever made – now, my life and my health are better than ever. Click here to read Jenn’s blog.

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