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The Nicholson Clinic for Weight loss Surgery Offers Affordable LAP-BAND® Removal, Saving Patients Thousands of Dollars

May 15, 2023
At Nicholson Clinic for Weight Loss Surgery, Dr. Nick Nicholson and his team of medical professionals are offering a cost-effective solution for those suffering from LAP-BAND® complications.

Dallas, TX – At Nicholson Clinic for Weight Loss Surgery, Dr. Nick Nicholson and his team of medical professionals are offering a cost-effective solution for those suffering from LAP-BAND® complications. The clinic is now offering affordable Lap Band Removal, saving patients thousands of dollars.

The Nicholson Clinic has been providing bariatric care to patients since its founding, over 20 years ago. Dr. Nick Nicholson, founder, and medical director of the clinic has helped thousands of patients make positive changes in their health and quality of life through his expertise in bariatric surgery.

The LAP-BAND® removal procedure is a minimally invasive operation that removes the LAP-BAND® from the patient’s stomach so it can return to its normal pre-operative state. The cost for this procedure at the Nicholson Clinic is as low as $2,500 compared to other states where it can cost up to $20,000 or more. This fee includes all pre- and post-operative office visits with the Nicholson Clinic medical team, the surgical fee for Nicholson Clinic doctors, the hospital facility fee, surgical fee for anesthesiologist and pre-operative blood work and EKG. Post-operative blood work is not included in this price.

Patients may need LAP-BAND® removal for various reasons such as:

  • The patient has not achieved desired weight loss after several years.
  • The patient has experienced frequent vomiting or abdominal pain.
  • The patient has developed an intolerance or allergy to the material used in the band; or
  • The patient has experienced severe reflux or difficulty swallowing food.

“We understand that bariatric surgery can be expensive and that’s why we are offering LAP-BAND® removal at an affordable cost,” said Dr. Nick Nicholson with Nicholson Clinic for Weight Loss Surgery. He goes on to say, “Our goal is always to provide our patients with excellent care while minimizing their out-of-pocket expenses.”

The average cost of LAP-BAND® removal in the US is about $15,000, but depending on the severity of the case, it can cost as high as $20,000 – 30,000. At Nicholson Clinic, patients are saving thousands of dollars by coming to them for LAP-BAND® removal.

The Nicholson Clinic offers a variety of services including LAP-BAND® removal and LAP-BAND® revisions. Many patients are opting to remove their band and then add on another weight loss procedure that is more effective and long lasting at the same time, such as a gastric sleeve or duodenal switch. In a band revision, the Nicholson Clinic DOES NOT CHARGE for the band removal. Other bariatric surgeons charge for the band removal, but Nicholson Clinic never charges additional surgeon fees for a band removal when revising to a sleeve, bypass or duodenal switch at the same surgical session. Some hospitals may charge an additional fee for the band removal.

Nicholson Clinic for Weight Loss Surgery understands that making this decision isn’t easy, but it doesn’t have to be expensive either. With our affordable LAP-BAND® Removal option at Nicholson Clinic, you can save thousands of dollars while still receiving top notch care from our experienced medical team. Contact us today if you would like more information about our LAP-BAND® Removal services or any other bariatric surgery options available at our clinic.

About Nicholson Clinic
One of the most experienced weight loss surgeons in the country – Dr. Nick Nicholson – along with a full staff of surgeons, physician assistants, and other experienced clinicians, help patients reverse obesity with Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Duodenal Switch, Gastric Balloon, LAP-BAND removal and Revisions.