Revision surgery is for people who have already undergone a weight loss surgical procedure. Revisions might be needed or desired depending on the situation.
Revision surgeries can take many forms, including:
A revision is tailored to the patient’s needs. Since revision cases are unique, our expert team can review your history and work with you to evaluate your options.
Revision outcomes depend on the type of revision surgery you are having and the reason behind that revision. Outcomes of a revision might mean you will:
In addition to the above, revisions may lead to better health following surgery, like fewer symptoms from weight-related health conditions. After treatment, the following conditions may improve or even resolve completely:
Please contact us at 617-525-3597 to schedule an appointment to discuss whether you are a candidate for revision.
We understand that revision surgeries can be stressful and we are committed to making you feel comfortable with your decision. During the process, you will have a few consultations to meet with doctors. These include:
Yes, we offer ongoing weight-loss support. Our comprehensive team—which includes surgeons, dietitians, psychologists, and physician assistants—will provide a lifetime of support to ensure you remain successful long after your surgery is done.
We currently offer two types of information sessions—a 13 minute online session, which can be taken on-demand, or a live session conducted virtually with a member of our surgical team. These sessions are offered in both English and Spanish. During these sessions, you'll hear about the details and benefits of each weight loss surgery and learn more about the program. For help finding a session, you can visit this page or contact us at 617-525-3597.
Ali Tavakkoli, MD
Chief, General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Scott Shikora, MD, FACS
Director, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (Dr. Shikora is no longer accepting new patients)
Neil D. Ghushe, MD
Malcolm Kenneth Robinson, MD, FACS
Eric G. Sheu, MD, PhD
David Spector, MD
Thomas C. Tsai, MD, MPH
Ashley Haralson Vernon, MD
Brigham and Women's offers experience, excellence, and patient-focused care. If you are interested in referring a patient, you can call 617-525-3597 for additional information or to register a patient for a free information session.
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