Self-Pay


Our self pay pricing vs. national averages
 

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We offer one of the lowest prices in town and even have financing available with low monthly payments. We are one of the few practices that includes everything in one low price, including your follow-up visits for life! Our pricing is significantly lower than the national average. Our goal is to make weight loss surgery affordable and available to anyone who needs it.

Individual surgeries and patients are unique. To help you make your surgical decision and plan your cash payments, we’ve included this procedure cost list:

Surgical Costs for Self-Pay Patients – Basic Packages

LAP-BAND® Removal – As low as $2,500*

Costs Included in LAP-BAND® REMOVAL:

  • All Pre and Post-Operative office visits with Nicholson Clinic medical team
  • Surgical fee for Nicholson Clinic doctors
  • Hospital facility fee
  • Surgical fee for anesthesiologist
  • Pre-Operative blood work and EKG included (Post-Operative blood work NOT included)

 


LAP-BAND® As low as $14,000*

Costs Included in LAP-BAND®:

  • All Pre and Post-Operative office visits with Nicholson Clinic medical team
  • Surgical fee for Nicholson Clinic doctors
  • LAP-BAND® fills for life
  • Hospital facility fee
  • Surgical fee for anesthesiologist
  • Pre-Operative blood work and EKG included (Post-Operative blood work NOT included)
  • One dietitian visit

Gastric Sleeve – As low as $10,000 *

Costs Included in Sleeve:

  • All Pre and Post-Operative office visits with Nicholson Clinic medical team
  • Surgical fee for Nicholson Clinic doctors
  • Day surgery center or hospital fee
  • Pre and Post-Operative bariatric educational materials
  • Surgical fee for anesthesiologist
  • Pre-Operative blood work and EKG included (Post-Operative blood work NOT included)
  • One dietitian visit

Gastric Bypass (RYGB) – As low as $17,000 *

Costs Included in RYGB:

  • All Pre and Post-Operative office visits with Nicholson Clinic medical team
  • Surgical fee for Nicholson Clinic doctors
  • All routine hospital charges with 1 night in hospital
  • Hospital facility fee
  • Pre and Post-Operative bariatric educational materials
  • Surgical fee for anesthesiologist
  • Pre-Operative blood work and EKG included (Post-Operative blood work NOT included)
  • One dietitian visit

Duodenal Switch / SADI-S – As low as $18,400*

Costs Included in SADI-S:

  • All Pre and Post-Operative office visits with Nicholson Clinic medical team
  • Surgical fee for Nicholson Clinic doctors
  • All routine hospital charges with 1 night in hospital
  • Hospital facility fee
  • Pre and Post-Operative bariatric educational materials
  • Surgical fee for anesthesiologist
  • Pre-Operative blood work and EKG included (Post-Operative blood work NOT included)
  • One dietitian visit

Revisional Surgery 

Cost depends on type of revision needed and individual case. A band to sleeve revision could be as low as $10,000 (the same price as a plain sleeve) if we are able to do the procedure at the Surgery Center, all in one stage. Please note, in a band revision, we DO 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 or bypass at the same surgical session.  Some hospitals may charge an additional fee for the band removal. Please call to schedule a consultation with one of our doctors and for more information on revisions.

Cost depends on type of revision needed and individual case. Package pricing for these common revisions are as follows:

LAP-BAND® to Gastric Sleeve – As low as $10,000*

A band to sleeve revision could be as low as $10,000 (the same price as a plain sleeve) if we are able to do the procedure at the Surgery Center, all in one stage. Please note, in a band revision, we DO 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 or bypass at the same surgical session. Some hospitals may charge an additional fee for the band removal.

Gastric Sleeve to Duodenal Switch/SADI – As low as $13,794*

  • All Pre and Post-Operative office visits with Nicholson Clinic medical team
  • Surgical fee for Nicholson Clinic doctors
  • All routine hospital charges with 1 night in hospital
  • Hospital facility fee
  • Pre and Post-Operative bariatric educational materials
  • Surgical fee for anesthesiologist
  • Pre-Operative blood work and EKG included (Post-Operative blood work NOT included)
  • One dietitian visit

Please call to schedule a consultation with one of our doctors and for more information on revisions.


Balloon – Orbera® Intragastric – As low as $7,000*
Costs included in the Orbera® Procedure:

  • All pre- and post-operative office visits with Nicholson Clinic medical team (includes initial consultation and follow-up appointments monthly for 12 months after insertion)
  • Surgical fee for Nicholson Clinic doctors (includes placement and removal)
  • Hospital facility fee and anesthesiologist for removal
  • One dietitian visit

* Does not include any Pre-Op and/or Post-Op prescriptions.