Bariatric Surgery Video for Each Type of Weight Loss Surgery

Below we have consolidated bariatric surgery video from our entire site into one easy reference page. For each surgery, we’ve included…

  • A computer-animated video (for an overview of each procedure)
  • A video of the actual surgery being performed (when available)

References to additional research can be found at the end of each section of this page. Click the following links to jump down to your surgery of interest, or scroll through the entire page to see them all (and turn on your sound!)…

01Gastric Sleeve Videos
  • Computer-animated video
  • Video of procedure being performed

  • Computer-animated gastric sleeve surgery video
  • Gastric sleeve surgery video of procedure being performed

Computer-animated gastric sleeve surgery video

Gastric sleeve surgery video of procedure being performed

See our Gastric Sleeve Surgery page for a complete analysis of this procedure.

As another option, most surgeons offer free seminars and/or free one-on-one consultations to teach you about the pros and cons of each procedure.

Click here to find and schedule a free in-person seminar or one-on-one consultation with a qualified weight loss surgeon in your area.

02Gastric Bypass Videos
  • Computer-animated video
  • Video of procedure being performed

Computer-Animated gastric bypass video

Gastric bypass video of procedure being performed

See our Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery page for a complete analysis of this procedure.

As another option, most surgeons offer free seminars and/or free one-on-one consultations to teach you about the pros and cons of each procedure.

Click here to find and schedule a free in-person seminar or one-on-one consultation with a qualified weight loss surgeon in your area.

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03LAP-BAND® Videos
  • Computer-animated video
  • Video of procedure being performed

  • LAP-BAND® computer-animated video
  • LAP-BAND® surgery video of procedure being performed

LAP-BAND® surgery computer-animated video

LAP-BAND® surgery video of procedure being performed

See Lap Band Bariatric Surgery: Complete Reference Guide for a complete overview of this procedure.

As another option, most surgeons offer free seminars and/or free one-on-one consultations to teach you about the pros and cons of each procedure.

Click here to find and schedule a free in-person seminar or one-on-one consultation with a qualified weight loss surgeon in your area.

04Duodenal Switch Videos
  • Computer-animated video
  • Video of procedure being performed

Following are two computer animated videos. Both show the duodenal switch procedure but each explains it in a slightly different way. Watching the animations one after the other will help you to better understand the process (click here to skip past all 3 videos or here to jump to a video of the actual procedure being performed)…

  • Computer-animated duodenal switch video
  • Duodenal switch video of procedure being performed

Computer-animated duodenal switch video

Duodenal switch video of procedure being performed

See our Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch page for a complete analysis of this procedure.

As another option, most surgeons offer free seminars and/or free one-on-one consultations to teach you about the pros and cons of each procedure.

Click here to find and schedule a free in-person seminar or one-on-one consultation with a qualified weight loss surgeon in your area.

05Gastric Balloon Videos
  • Orbera (single balloon) computer-animated video
  • ReShape (dual balloon) computer-animated video
  • Obalon (triple balloon, swallowed) computer-animated video

  • Computer-animated gastric balloon video: Orbera (single balloon)
  • Computer-animated gastric balloon video: ReShape (dual balloon)
  • Computer-animated gastric balloon video: Obalon (triple balloon, swallowed)

Computer-animated gastric balloon video: Orbera (single balloon)

Computer-animated gastric balloon video: ReShape (dual balloon)

Computer-animated gastric balloon video: Obalon (triple balloon, swallowed)

See our Gastric Balloon page for a complete analysis of this procedure.

As another option, most surgeons offer free seminars and/or free one-on-one consultations to teach you about the pros and cons of each procedure.

Click here to find and schedule a free in-person seminar or one-on-one consultation with a qualified weight loss surgeon in your area.

06vBloc Therapy Videos
  • “What is VBLOC therapy?” video
  • Computer-animated video

  • What is VBLOC therapy, lose weight with Bariatric surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery – vBloc Animation Video

What is VBLOC therapy, lose weight with Bariatric surgery

Bariatric Surgery – vBloc Animation Video

See our vBloc Therapy page for a complete analysis of this procedure.

As another option, most surgeons offer free seminars and/or free one-on-one consultations to teach you about the pros and cons of each procedure.

Click here to find and schedule a free in-person seminar or one-on-one consultation with a qualified weight loss surgeon in your area.

07AspireAssist Video
  • Computer-animated video

  • AspireAssist: Tube Placement Procedure

AspireAssist Video

See our AspireAssist Device page for a complete analysis of this procedure.

As another option, most surgeons offer free seminars and/or free one-on-one consultations to teach you about the pros and cons of each procedure.

Click here to find and schedule a free in-person seminar or one-on-one consultation with a qualified weight loss surgeon in your area.

08Mini Gastric Bypass Videos
  • Computer-animated video
  • Video of procedure being performed

  • Computer-animated mini gastric bypass surgery video
  • Mini gastric bypass surgery video of procedure being performed

Computer animated mini gastric bypass surgery video

Mini gastric bypass surgery video of procedure being performed

See our Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery page for an in-depth overview of this procedure.

As another option, most surgeons offer free seminars and/or free one-on-one consultations to teach you about the pros and cons of each procedure.

Click here to find and schedule a free in-person seminar or one-on-one consultation with a qualified weight loss surgeon in your area.

09Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (VBG) Videos
  • Computer-animated video
  • Video of procedure being performed

  • Computer-animated vertical banded gastroplasty surgery video
  • Vertical banded gastroplasty surgery video of procedure being performed

Computer-animated vertical banded gastroplasty surgery video

Vertical banded gastroplasty video of procedure being performed

See our Vertical Banded Gastroplasty page for more information about this procedure.

As another option, most surgeons offer free seminars and/or free one-on-one consultations to teach you about the pros and cons of each procedure.

Click here to find and schedule a free in-person seminar or one-on-one consultation with a qualified weight loss surgeon in your area.

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  • Patient experiences

Your bariatric surgery video, just like the ones submitted by other visitors, will greatly help both prospective and former patients AND will be a testament to your accomplishments…

Videos are easy to upload (instructions below) and can be about ANYTHING related to your bariatric surgery, obesity or weight loss journey such as…

– Your feelings and experiences before/during/after surgery
– Sessions/discussions with friends, family, your doctors or your support groups
– Before and after videos
– Your actual procedure being performed

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If you’ve never used a service to upload your video, it is extremely easy to do. We recommend using YouTube…click here for written and video instructions.

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Bariatric surgery video submissions from other visitors*

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The Bridge*

I showed this video at the end of my talk at WLSFA in Las Vegas. The words are from "The Language of Letting Go" by Melody Beattie. I wrote the…


Ramon Lopez - another life saved by weight loss surgery*

Ramon and I met because we both had weight loss surgery. He has become an incredible friend and his story is amazing.


RYD Obesity 2009 Event Slide Show Before and After*

At the beginning of the RYD Obesity Event in May 2009 we show a slideshow of the attendees. These are before and after weight loss surgery pictures of many of…


Living My LIfe - Weight Loss Surgery*

After nearly 10 years of living my life, showing before and after weight loss surgery pictures, I have finally posted a video about my journey and how much more I…


Don't be afraid...eating habits after gastric bypass surgery*

In response to a question I received, I thought I'd share some thoughts about my eating habits and feelings about food after gastric bypass surgery...Submitted 1/18/2010


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