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Is Weight Loss Surgery Affordable?

by nc_admin | Dec 20, 2021
We believe that pricing and payments should not be an obstacle to allow you to achieve your weight loss goals and obtain a healthier life. Deciding which weight loss procedure is best for you should be the question, not how to pay for it.

Yes! But how affordable is it? We believe that pricing and payments should not be an obstacle to allow you to achieve your weight loss goals and obtain a healthier life. Deciding which weight loss procedure is best for you should be the question, not how to pay for it. There are choices to help you afford weight loss surgery. Read on!

Our Self-Pay Pricing vs. National Averages
At the Nicholson Clinic, we offer patients some of the lowest prices available. On top of that, we can refer you to Care Credit or Prosper Healthcare Lending for financing with low monthly payments. When you have your weight loss surgery at our clinic, the low price you’ll pay covers everything except for pre-op and/or post-op prescriptions and includes lifetime follow-up visits. Our goal is to make our weight loss surgery affordable and available to everyone who needs it. Below is a quick look into our pricing and that of the national average:

Lap Band

  • Ours- As low as $14,000
  • National Averages- $15,000

Gastric Sleeve

  • Ours- As low as $10,000
  • National Averages- $19,000

Gastric Bypass

  • Ours- As low as $16,500
  • National Averages- $24,000

Surgical Package Cost Lists

To enable you to make an informed surgical decision and make required plans for your cash payments, below are the costs per procedure and what’s included. Some clinics may charge separately so it’s important to know what’s included and what’s not.

Lap-Band Removal – As low as $2,500
Costs include:

  • Surgical fee for doctors and anesthesiologists
  • Hospital facility fee
  • All Pre & Post-Operative office visit
  • Preoperative blood work & EKG included

Lap-Band- As low as $14,000
Costs include:

  • All Pre & Post-Operative office visits
  • Surgical fee for clinic doctors and anesthesiologists
  • Lap-Band fills for a lifetime
  • Hospital facility fee
  • Preoperative blood work & EKG included

Gastric Sleeve – As low as $10,000
Costs include:

  • All Pre & Post-Operative office visits
  • Surgical fee for clinic doctors and anesthesiologists
  • Pre & Post-Operative bariatric educational resources
  • Hospital fee or day surgery center
  • Preoperative blood work & EKG included

Gastric Bypass – As low as $16,500
Costs include:

  • All Pre & Post-Operative office visits
  • Surgical fee for clinic doctors and anesthesiologists
  • Pre & Post-Operative bariatric educational resources
  • Hospital facility fee
  • All routine hospital charges
  • Preoperative blood work & EKG included

Bottom Line
Are you ready to give weight loss surgery a shot? Work with our team today! We are passionately interested in meeting your health and financial needs. For more inquiries on pricing and charges on revision surgery, contact our reputable surgeons now!

About Author
Founded by Dr. Nick Nicholson, one of the country’s leading weight loss surgeons and co-author of “Weight Loss Surgery: The Real Skinny,” Nicholson Clinic helps patients reverse obesity with LAP-BAND, Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Balloon and Revisions.