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About AMJK79

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  • Birthday 03/07/1979

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I decided to have lap band surgery four years ago in July 2012 after several failed attempts to lose weight on my own. I did great for the first year. I lost about 50lbs and I felt great. Then I started having problems with the band. Severe indigestion, chest pain that landed me in the ER a few times, and of course, weight regain. I went back to my surgeon convinced I had damaged the lap band with a major slip or erosion. I had several tests run and everything came back fine. I finally decided to revise to the sleeve in August 2016 (four yrs and one month later) I think it was the best decision I ever made. I only wish I had done it sooner!! My surgeon Dr, Deperi did both surgeries and did a great job both times!! I highly recommend him!!

Age: 43
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Starting Weight: 253 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery: 242 lbs
Current Weight: 209 lbs
Goal Weight: 170 lbs
Weight Lost: 44 lbs
BMI: 32.7
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 08/30/2016
Surgery Date: 08/17/2016
Hospital Stay: 6 Days
Surgery Funding: Insurance
Insurance Outcome: 2nd Letter Appeal Approval
AMJK79's Bariatric Surgeon
Jacksonville, Florida 32216

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