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This link has a ton of questions you can ask from stuff about you to stuff about the surgeons experience. https://www.bestbariatricsurgeons.com/31-questions-to-ask-a-bariatric-surgeon/

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The first question I would ask is whether you will see him or her again before surgery. Not that it matters but if you will you can relax a bit that if you forget a question you can ask it next time. Also, make a list of questions and take it with you which it sounds like you may be doing.

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I agree with @ShoppGirl: Bring a written list of questions. It's so hard to remember everything and I feel like doctors and surgeons are always rushing you.

In particular, if you are taking any medications, I would ask how they might need to change after surgery, which will depend on which surgery you get. For example, any extended release medications often need to be changed.

I would also ask about whether they have a bariatric therapist available for after your surgery. I see a number of people here who after surgery face a lot of issues that could best be addressed by a bariatric therapist. Most therapists are not well trained in these issues and it can be hard to find a trained therapist on your own.

Good luck!

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