Gastric Plication

There are several effective surgical procedures available to treat obesity. Our goal at Oregon Weight Loss Surgery is to help you find the surgery that is best for you, whether it’s gastric banding, gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, or possibly, the newer and investigational procedure, Gastric Plication. The procedure is also referred to as laparoscopic greater…

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Surgeon Training Event

Last week, Dr. Emma Patterson joined other leading bariatric surgeons as an expert speaker and panelist at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery’s (ASMBS) 2nd annual Fall Educational Event. Because she serves on the Executive Council, she also attended an ASMBS Executive Council meeting there. The meeting included a review of the past…

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Doctors of Weight Loss

Dr Emma Patterson Launches Informational Website: Doctors of Weight Loss

Dr. Emma Patterson and Emma Squillace, co-founders of Doctors of Weight Loss, have brought together top bariatric surgeons from around the country to provide one of the best available resources for individuals who want to understand the latest research, news, and options for weight loss surgery. “The popularity of bariatric surgery has increased exponentially. As…

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Dr Patterson performs first Micro Lap-Band Surgery

Dr. Emma Patterson performed the first Micro LAP-BAND procedure, an exciting next step in the advancement of bariatric surgery. This laparoscopic procedure was performed with 2.7 mm instruments, half the size of normal instruments, which means the tiny scars left behind are barely visible. This innovative technology will likely enhance patient privacy, and Oregon Weight…

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