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How often will I see the doctor after my weight loss (bariatric) surgery?

Dr. Melissa B. Bagloo, MD
Bariatric Medicine (Obesity Medicine) Specialist

While you are healing, you will be seen on a regular basis, usually once after two weeks and again six weeks after surgery. You return for a follow-up visit after six months to make sure you are adjusting well, and then once a year after that. It is important for us to follow your vitamin and mineral levels (particularly after gastric bypass) as well as your protein intake.

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