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Hi Suzy. Are you going with Dr. Shillingford? I just had an outstanding experience with both him and the Coral Springs medical center. I recommend 100%. I’m six weeks out, never really experienced any pain or discomfort other than a little bit at the incision sites, and I’m down about 24 pounds. Best of luck!

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I live in Maryland and had a pretty good experience with a wonderful surgeon here. My surgery was covered by my insurance. I paid $2000 oop for my surgery and post-op care at the hospital. I've come to learn that very few are rejected by my insurance company (UHC) and all that is required from them is a certain BMI and a psych clearance. Being close to home made pre- and post-op appointments very easy.

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Renew Bariatrics in Tijuana is where I ended up going. Dr Perez. Omg AMAZING! They have a very active FB group too. Love it!! On it all day every day lol anyway, stitches dissolve on their own. No need for follow-ups really. Pretty quick n ez procedure n I'm 3 weeks post op as of Saturday. I pulled the trigger shortly after making this post - down 23 lbs so far🎉

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6 minutes ago, dlthurm said:

When & where did you have sutures removed? Follow up care? I’m looking at Dr. Ilian in Tijuana but getting nervous.

All of my follow up care will be with my family Physician. My surgery is 7/9. Doing my pre op diet now.

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2 minutes ago, Christina1985 said:

Renew Bariatrics in Tijuana is where I ended up going. Dr Perez. Omg AMAZING! They have a very active FB group too. Love it!! On it all day every day lol anyway, stitches dissolve on their own. No need for follow-ups really. Pretty quick n ez procedure n I'm 3 weeks post op as of Saturday. I pulled the trigger shortly after making this post - down 23 lbs so far🎉

I’m going to Renew also. Dr Green is my surgeon. How was the care after surgery?

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Dr Green I heard is AMAZINGLY AMAZING!! And he does his surgery at CER Hospital which I heard was beyond beautiful. You will be in great hands! Are you a part of the FB group!!??? If not, ask your coordinator. It's by invite only. And be ready to get bombarded with info! I post a bunch on there too. Everyone does. Such a nice little community. Full of before and after pics and everyone's experiences. You did well picking Renew and Dr Green. Everyone RAVES about him. Let me see if I can post pics on here....🤔

1st pic -me waiting for surgery. 2nd pic, Perez comes in to tell me I'm next 😬. 3rd n 4th pic, post incisions. He said my liver was very small so they only did 2 incisions and a drain hole. Last pic is me leaving 2 days later. I felt GREAT the whole time. No pain. No nothin. 6/4 surgery date. 195 pre op. 5'6. 32 BMI. Down to 172 right now. Want to lose 20 more! Doing light workouts already (stairs + jogging)

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51 minutes ago, Christina1985 said:

Dr Green I heard is AMAZINGLY AMAZING!! And he does his surgery at CER Hospital which I heard was beyond beautiful. You will be in great hands! Are you a part of the FB group!!??? If not, ask your coordinator. It's by invite only. And be ready to get bombarded with info! I post a bunch on there too. Everyone does. Such a nice little community. Full of before and after pics and everyone's experiences. You did well picking Renew and Dr Green. Everyone RAVES about him. Let me see if I can post pics on here....🤔

1st pic -me waiting for surgery. 2nd pic, Perez comes in to tell me I'm next 😬. 3rd n 4th pic, post incisions. He said my liver was very small so they only did 2 incisions and a drain hole. Last pic is me leaving 2 days later. I felt GREAT the whole time. No pain. No nothin. 6/4 surgery date. 195 pre op. 5'6. 32 BMI. Down to 172 right now. Want to lose 20 more! Doing light workouts already (stairs + jogging)

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oh my you look great!!! I’m glad to hear you had a great experience. I’m so excited I wish it was here already lol What surgery did you have? I am getting to mini bypass. No no one invited me to the Facebook group. I will message them now. Thanks for the tip. Did you fly home? I will have a 5 hour flight. Ugh 😩

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Doesn’t look like Renew Bariatrics does the mini gastric bypass. If any of you had this procedure in Mexico, where did you go?

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1 minute ago, dlthurm said:

Doesn’t look like Renew Bariatrics does the mini gastric bypass. If any of you had this procedure in Mexico, where did you go?

My coordinator said, I was getting the mini. She might be wrong.

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