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How long is a hospital stay for bariatric surgery?

Marc M. Zare, MD
Bariatric Medicine
A classic hospital stay for bariatric surgery is 24-48 hours long. In this video Marc Zare, MD, a bariatric surgeon at Good Samaritan Hospital, explains when patients can expect to return to regular activities.

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