Weight loss surgery Harrow
Our Harrow clinic, The Sudbury Clinic, was the UK’s first dedicated bariatric clinic, which was designed with the needs and requirements of our patients in mind. The clinic opened its doors in May 2013 and is situated in the grounds of BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital.
The head office site offers a welcoming, safe and inclusive environment for patients, ensuring that you are treated with care and compassion no matter what stage of your weight loss journey you are at.
All prep and post-operative appointments take place in the comfortable, private clinic rooms at The Sudbury Clinic. Our weight loss procedures take place in BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital, with whom we share the grounds with.
From the flagship clinic we offer a full range of weight loss procedures; gastric balloons, gastric bands, gastric bypasses and gastric sleeves.
The clinic is easily accessible from London Heathrow Airport, Central London Airport, the Metropolitan line and or the Piccadilly line. There is also on free onsite parking available.
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The gastric balloon is a soft, expandable non-surgical device that is temporarily inserted into the stomach. We understand that each person has different needs and requirements from their gastric balloon, that is why, unlike many other providers, we offer a range of gastric balloons for you to choose from.
An adjustable band is placed around the upper part of the stomach, creating a small pouch above the band. When the gastric band is correctly adjusted it helps control appetite, slows eating and reduce portion size.
The Gastric Bypass is the gold standard weight loss surgery. A small rectangular, pouch is formed from the upper stomach and joined to the small intestine. This surgery reduces calories absorbed and portion size.
Two thirds of the stomach is removed, leaving a smaller stomach in the shape of a sleeve. The portion of the stomach removed produces the hunger hormone, meaning there is a significant reduction in appetite.
Sometimes there might be reasons where further surgery or investigations need to take place post-surgery. There can be a number of reasons; maybe your original surgery is no longer working effectively or you are not happy with your weight loss. The best option might be to have bariatric rescue surgery.
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As an organisation set up and run by surgeons for patients, we only work with highly skilled surgeons. This means you can be assured that you are in safe hands. The following expert surgeons are available at The Sudbury clinic location:
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- A private room
- Two years of aftercare that includes follow up appointments with members of our expert teams, including; surgeons, specialist band review clinicians, nurses and dietitians.
- Access to our 24/7 Advice line for two years
- Access to non-urgent email dietetic advice service (not 24/7) for two years
- 30 day post surgery complication cover
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Qualifying for weight loss surgery will depend on a number of factors including your age, weight and medical history. There is no hard and fast criteria if you are considering weight loss surgery it is important to book a consultation so that our team can confirm if you qualify and answer any questions you might have. The below guide can give you some idea if you would qualify….
- A BMI +35 with other weight related illness such as sleep apnoea, heart conditions or Type 2 Diabetes; or
- A BMI + 40 if they do not have additional health related illnesses.
If you have been unsuccessful in losing weight and, have an obese BMI, we may be able to help you.
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Weight loss surgery is a tool that you will need to learn to use effectively. Knowing you are not on your own throughout this life-long commitment and that you can trust your clinical team to provide you with the right advice is key when selecting a provider. This is why it is important to look at the aftercare each provider is offering.
At Streamline Surgical we understand the importance of aftercare but what else makes use different from others?
Streamline Surgical is one of the only surgeon founded bariatric providers in the UK. We work with expert surgeons, who have been vetted by the founders. By only working with very experienced surgeons ensures we have fewer complications than the published average and our patients record better weight loss results.*
Don’t just take our word for it visit our patient success stories or our Facebook reviews to see the life-changing support we have provided others.
Book your consultation today by filling in our online contact form or calling the team on 0800 157 7033.
*Weight loss surgery results and benefits vary and are different for every individual.