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Revision from lap band to gastric sleeve

Jamie Hormel

Mayville , MI

I chose Obesity Control Center because my doctor here in the United States recommended Dr. Ortiz. I did quite a bit of reading and felt OCC was the best choice and it was!

I have struggled with my weight for all of my adult years, my highest weight was 245 at one time. In 2006 I had the lap band procedure and finally did lose some weight. The lap band worked really well for me I maintained my weight loss around 165 lbs until about 2 years ago when my band started not holding any fluid and realized it had a leak. I started regaining weight and put on about 50 lbs I was miserable! My insurance company refused to repair my band or even just remove it so my doctor recommended Dr. Ortiz at OCC. My experience with OCC and Dr. Ortiz was wonderful! I decided to revise to the gastric sleeve and everything was great we stayed at a very nice hotel the staff there was just as good. I had excellent medical care from the start i would and do recommend OCC to anyone who is struggling with their weight. I am now down about 80 lbs and have never felt better. I work out with a personal trainer and run 5ks!! Thank you OCC for giving me my life back!