Before and After Photos

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Adam’s Story

Operation Date: May 2013 Weight Loss: 240 lbs. Procedure: Gastric Sleeve Ever Since before I can remember, I was always a big guy!  Never did I have any health problems, I was just fat.  I would eat whatever I wanted whenever I wanted and quickly my weight got out of control.  When I started the…

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Jennifer’s Story

Operation Date: February 2013 Weight Loss: 100 lbs. Procedure: Gastric Sleeve Hi my name is Jennifer and I am 40 years old.  I have battled with my weight for the past 20 years trying all types of popular diets and even medications for weight loss as well.  In doing so I found that I would…

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Don’s Story

Date Operation: January 2013 Weight Loss: 131 LBS Category: Sleeve   Since I was about 11 years old, I have always been heavy.  I was a big guy in high school, and had some pretty significant self-esteem issues.  I would typically peak in weight over 300 pounds, then I would try some fad miracle diet,…

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Vickie and James’ Story

Operation Date: June 2012 Weight Loss: 208 lbs. Procedure: Gastric Sleeve My name is James Preston. I started my journey with Dr.Stowers in December of 2012 @ 286.7 lbs and 49 years of age. I am 23 months out now and weigh 178 lbs. I have seen my health take a complete turn. I have…

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Rachael’s Story

Operation Date: March 2010 Weight Loss: 125 lbs. Procedure: Gastric Bypass I had tried every diet and every exercise out there and nothing worked.  It then got to the point where my health was being affected by the high blood pressure, borderline diabetic, borderline cholesterol. I found Dr. Stowers online and spoke with the wonderful…

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Michelle’s Story

Operation Date: January 2009 Weight Loss: 133 lbs. Procedure: Lap Band Before Lap-Band surgery, I was so depressed because I had tried almost everything to get the weight off and more importantly to keep it off for the last 20 years.  I heard about bariatric surgery three years before I actually decided to try it. …

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Randy’s Story

Date Operation: October 2007 Weight Loss: Coming Soon Procedure: Gastric Bypass Oct. 22, 2007, I had Gastric Bypass surgery for my birthday, which is now known as my “re-birthday”.  Leading up to this life changing event were a multitude of health related issues.  I had Type II diabetes; my cholesterol was over 800, sleep apnea…

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Forrest’s Story

Operation Date: August 2007 Weight Loss: 110 lbs. Procedure: Lap Band I have always been overweight but once I turned 30, I began to hurt and just not feel well and decided to do something about it.  I researched Dr. Stowers and he wasn’t the cheapest but sometimes the cheapest isn’t the best and he…

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Marian’s Story

Operation Date: March 2007 Weight Loss: 117 lbs. Procedure: Gastric Bypass Prior to surgery, I was 408 lbs.  I was a registered nurse working in labor and delivery.  It was getting to the point where I could see an end to my career, it was everything I could to get through a twelve hour shift. …

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Lisa’s Story

Operation Date: February 2007 Weight Loss: 75 lbs. Procedure: Lap Band I am now able to go outside and am able to shop.  I no longer have acid reflux, sleep apnea or diabetes.  I tried everything including weight watchers and diet pills, nothing worked and every time I felt more and more like a failure. …

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