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FAQ's

General Questions:

At BMI Surgical Institute, it is our mission and purpose since inception, to provide the community of Atlanta and beyond, with the highest quality bariatric surgery and weight loss services.

We offer important and affordable treatments at our state-of-the-art outpatient surgery institute where we treat all of our patients with kindness.

Our team of specialists provides top-quality, advanced procedures for acid reflux, hernia repair, weight loss, esophageal motility disorders, and much more!

At BMI Surgical Institute, our bariatric surgeons are well known for their ability to push the pace at the leading edge of the latest developments in bariatrics and weight loss procedures.

Dr. Aryaie is a board certified surgeon and has completed a Minimally Invasive and Bariatric fellowship at one of the top fellowship programs in the United States at University Hospitals Case Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Aryaie,  remains as one of the very few advanced endoscopic surgeons in the entire United States who preform G-POEM aka POP procedure for gastroparesis.

Learn more about the owner & founder of BMI Surgical Institute on our about us page

Preoperative work-up requirements before bariatric surgery may vary depending on the specific surgical center, surgeon, and individual patient factors. However, here are some common preoperative assessments and tests that are typically included: Medical History and Physical Examination, Psychological Evaluation, Nutritional Assessment, Blood Tests,

upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, Cardiac and Pulmonary Evaluation, It’s important to note that these requirements may vary, and your surgeon will provide you with specific instructions and guidelines for your preoperative work-up. It’s crucial to communicate openly with your healthcare team, disclose your complete medical history, and follow all preoperative instructions to ensure a safe and successful surgery.

 

Weight Loss Surgery Questions

A chem panel, complete blood count (CBC), and urinalysis.

It depends. A sleep study detects abnormal stoppage of your usual breathing, and it can be associated with an airway bloackage.

Psychological evaluation in most cases, is required by insurance.

Questions About Pre-Operative Measures (Before Surgery)

Any pre-operation tests are determined by the physician or anesthesiologist.

Yes. You will not be allowed to drive after surgery. Please arrange for an adult to drive you home and for someone to be with you when you arrive.

Our physicians will notify you of any restrictions prior to surgery.

You will be given instructions regarding medications by our physician’s or a staff members.

About Our Services

For a full list of our weight loss and bariatric surgery procedures, please navigate over to the “weight loss” menu at the top of this screen or click here:
Bariatric Surgery Atlanta

For a full list of our General Surgery services in Atlanta please navigate over to the “Acid Reflux” menu at the top of this screen or click here:
General Surgery Atlanta

Owner and Founder of BMI Surgical Institute, Dr. Amir Aryaie,  remains as one of the very few advanced endoscopic surgeons in the entire United States who preform G-POEM aka POP procedure for gastroparesis. To find out more about this procedure, please navigate over to:

Poem Procedure

If you are a physician or healthcare provider that would like to request a consultation with our surgeons at BMI Surgical Institute, please, text us or send us an email.