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Western Surgical Bariatric Center offers a unique setup for our out-of state patients without office visits prior to scheduling your surgery. The process includes a telephone consultation with Dr. Weaver and one with the nutritionist. We require our out-of state patients to stay a total of three nights (the night of the pre-op, the night of surgery and one additional night if possible).

The Mile High City has 17 percent less oxygen than cities at sea level, so don’t be surprised if you come to town and become breathless over more than the scenery. Shortness of breath, throbbing headaches and fatigue are just a few symptoms of altitude sickness. Fortunately, many people come and go, symptom-free. If the elevation gets to you, here are a couple of tips: Once you arrive in Colorado slow down take a break and do not overexert yourself. Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water before and during your stay in Colorado.

When you contact Western Surgical Bariatric Center, we’ll fill you in on all the details you need to have your LAP-BAND® procedure performed with our experienced Denver team.