Shawn Garber from New York Bariatric Group: New Procedure Provides Alternative Weight Loss Solution

Gastric bypass may be one of the most common solutions in the weight loss struggle, but there is also work being done to find less invasive options as well.

Gastric bypass may be one of the most common solutions in the weight loss struggle, but there is also work being done to find less invasive options as well.

Speaking at Digestive Disease Week (DDW 2016) in San Diego, California Shawn Garber, MD, from the New York Bariatric Group discussed the success he has seen with a less invasive procedure in his own practice. Using a double balloon device, Garber said doctors are able to help their patients while also improving the safety of previous balloon based options which presented their own set of potential issues for patients.