Sleeve Gastrectomy

Surgical Weight Loss

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, also known as Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), is a safe and effective surgical procedure for weight loss. It involves a minimally invasive surgery to remove 70% to 80% portion of the stomach, leading to reduced caloric intake and lifelong portion control.

Minimally Invasive Procedure

Minimally Invasive Procedure

Done through a key-hole approach, resulting in less pain and faster recovery.

Effective Weight Loss

Effective Weight Loss

Helps you lose up to 85% of your excess weight by making your stomach smaller.

Improved Satiety

Improved Satiety

Feel fuller faster and for longer after surgery, helping you control how much you eat.

Health Improvements

Health Improvements

Can lead to the remission of diseases like diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, back pain, and high blood pressure.

Eligibility Criteria

BMI of more than 35 or
BMI of more than 30 with comorbidities

Expected Weight Loss

One Month

15% - 25%
of excess weight loss

Six Month

60% - 80%
of excess weight loss

One Year

Up to 100%
of excess weight loss

Three Year

70% to 90%
of excess weight loss
Disclaimers: Individual results may vary. Lifelong commitment to balanced diet, exercise, and healthy lifestyle is a must for sustained benefits.

Am I eligible for Sleeve Gastrectomy?

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At Leptyn, we thoroughly assess potential risks and benefits for every individual based on their profile and needs. Our healthcare team will help you make an informed decision based on your unique health profile and lifestyle.


What is included in the procedure package?

Procedure Cost starts at ₹ 3,75,000/- all inclusive

Clinical Team

Neha Shah

Dr. Neha Shah

Chief Weight Loss Surgeon
Chief Medical Officer
20+ years experience

Dr. Prabhudoss

Weight Loss Surgeon and Gut Health
15+ years experience


Dr. Gowri Shankar

30+ years experience
General Surgeon

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Sleeve Gastrectomy is a surgical procedure where a portion of the stomach is removed, creating a smaller, banana-shaped stomach pouch.

How does Sleeve Gastrectomy aid in weight loss?

Sleeve Gastrectomy reduces stomach capacity and decreases hunger-inducing hormones, leading to significant weight loss.

Is Sleeve Gastrectomy a permanent weight loss solution?

Sleeve Gastrectomy can result in long-term weight loss success, especially when combined with lifestyle changes.

What are the potential risks associated with Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Risks may include bleeding, infection, and leakage from the staple line.

How long does the Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure take?

The procedure typically takes 1-2 hours, and most patients stay in the hospital for 1-2 days.

What dietary changes are necessary after Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Patients must follow a strict diet plan post-surgery, gradually advancing from liquids to solid foods.

Is Sleeve Gastrectomy covered by insurance?

Many insurance providers fully cover laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for weight loss. It's crucial to check your policy for details on bariatric surgery coverage.

Who is eligible for Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Candidates typically have a BMI of 40 or higher, or a BMI of 35-39.9 with obesity-related health issues.

What is the recovery process like after Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Recovery varies for each patient but typically involves a few weeks of limited activity and dietary restrictions.

What are the long-term benefits of Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Long-term benefits include significant weight loss, improvement in obesity-related health conditions, and enhanced quality of life.
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