St. Mary's Medical Center | Huntington, WV | (304) 526-1234

Gastric Sleeve

A restrictive procedure in which a small sleeve stomach is created that is about the size of a small banana. The surgeon removes 85 percent of the stomach.

  • Not reversible
  • No adjustments required
  • Not covered by all insurance companies
  • Effective long-term weight loss
  • No rerouting of intestines
  • Less trauma, risks and side effects than Gastric Bypass