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

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!)...

Gastric Bypass Video

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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Lap Band Surgery Video

Take a look at the following computer animated videos for a better understanding of your two gastric banding options, the LAP-BAND® and the REALIZE™ Band, and notice how similar they are...

LAP-BAND® surgery computer-animated video

REALIZE™ 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.

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Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch Video

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 1

Computer-animated duodenal switch video 2


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.

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Gastric Sleeve Surgery Video

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.

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Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery Video

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.

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Vertical Banded Gastroplasty Video

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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Your bariatric surgery video recorded 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

Enter a title for your video (i.e. what it's about)

Bariatric surgery video submissions from other visitors

Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...

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... …

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 song, sang, …

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 …

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 …

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