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Stop chasing diet plans and spending thousands of dollars on weight loss gimmicks with results that are only temporary. It can be costly and ineffective.

There are a variety of diet programs and weight loss medications that can be effective, but not all of them are the best solution to cure obesity. Weight loss programs can cost up to $8,000 and many of them have no lasting results. And while weight loss medications can work for some in a controlled fashion, they can also be dangerous if prescribed via telehealth without the appropriate medical tests. In addition, studies show weight loss plans and medicine often result in only temporary weight loss and once the medication is stopped or the program is complete, people tend to regain the weight.
If you are having a hard time losing weight and keeping it off, you’re not alone. For many people the only way to truly lose weight and keep it off is to recalibrate your system with minimally invasive weight loss surgery. The body finds a 'natural set point’ or body-fat-level and maintains that point within its environment. Diets may temporarily alter this point, but generally the body will return to its natural set point. For many, the only way to truly lose weight and keep it off for good is to recalibrate your system with bariatric surgery. 

If you are ready to make a big change once and for all, contact us today!
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I choose change.
“My life now is such a joy, and a blessing." - Kaleigh


It’s time to look beyond diet and exercise as the only solutions.

Lose the weight once and for all and see a board certified bariatric surgeon who specializes in weight loss. Watch our video below.


Which procedure is right for you?

Each procedure offers something specific depending on your needs - your lifestyle, your health, and your weight loss goals.

  • Portion Control
  • Non-Surgical
  • Outpatient/Most Home Same Day
  • Lose 40% Excess Weight in 6 months*
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  • Portion Control
  • Reversible
  • Outpatient/Most Home Same Day
  • Lose 50% Excess Weight in 1-5 Years*
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  • Portion Control
  • Blunts Appetite
  • Outpatient/Most Home the Same Day
  • Lose 70% Excess Weight in 12 Months*
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  • Portion Control
  • Blunts Appetite/Helps Caloric Consumption
  • Most Home Next Day
  • Lose 70-80% Excess Weight in 12 Months*
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What weight loss surgery can do for you.
Portion Control =
Fewer Calories
In each of these gastric procedures, the patient feels full faster as a significant potion of the stomach is removed or restricted from use as a result of the procedure.
Also common to the Gastric Sleeve and the Gastric Bypass is the absence of the "hunger hormone" which blunts the appetite significantly.
Laparoscopic =
Faster Recovery
Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive technique where a video camera and surgical instruments are inserted through small abdominal incisions. Compared to open surgery, benefits may include a marked decrease in appetite.
Type II Diabetes
Evidence shows that the Gastric Sleeve cures 90% of Type II diabetes patients and Gastric Bypass cures 95% of patients in the first 12 months. These are just two of the many life-changing, life-extending statistics of losing weight.

*Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

We offer many different options to help you afford weight loss surgery.

At the Nicholson Clinic, we're committed to helping every patient who needs weight loss surgery - no exceptions. Insurance coverage, finances or payment methods should not be a roadblock.


The Nicholson Clinic accepts most major insurance. In many cases, bariatric surgery is considered a medical necessity and is at least partially covered by most insurance companies, provided the patient meets their requirements. No bariatric coverage? No problem! There are many other routes we can take to save you money.

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We offer one of the lowest prices in town and financing 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.

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When to have your weight loss procedure should be the question, not how to pay for it. We'd like to make that decision even easier for our patients. That's why we're pleased to offer financing options that make weight loss surgery affordable.We offer financing options with low monthly payments to fit your budget. Pricing varies by procedure type, surgery location and lender.

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Kaleigh lost over 100 lbs. with weight loss surgery.*

“Life before my surgery was truly a night and day difference from where I am today. I was always tired, exhausted in fact, and spent the majority of my free time on the couch or napping to catch up for the next day. You can name every weight loss program, diet plan, lifestyle change, workout plan, etc. and I promise I have tried it and given it my all!” 

“My life now is such a joy, and a blessing that I don’t take lightly! I have so much more confidence and more importantly so much more energy and drive in my life than I can ever remember having before my surgery. I am 7 months post-op as of June 16, 2022 and I have lost 107 pounds!"

Kaleigh came to Nicholson Clinic for gastric sleeve surgery in November 2021. In seven months, she shed more than 100 pounds! This is her inspiring story.
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Kaleigh, lost over 100 lbs in 7 months with weight loss surgery. *results may vary
Ready to get started? Have some questions?
Call our office at (972) 494-3100 to schedule your appointment or schedule your appointment online. Our award-winning surgeons look forward to helping you lose weight and keep it off.