At the Countess of Chester Hospital, Phoenix Health patients will be assessed and referred if necessary to a bariatric psychologist before surgery. Drawing on over 15 years’ experience, the team at Phoenix Health, who have performed more than 5000 bariatric surgery procedures, match each treatment plan / procedure to the individual needs of the patient.
Fully aware of patients’ need for respect, privacy and dignity, the Cheshire team performs treatments and aftercare in modern and comfortable settings near the heart of the city centre.
Renowned as being one of the UK and Ireland’s most experienced and respected group of medical professionals, Phoenix Health guides and supports patients determined to beat obesity for good and reclaim their lives every inch along the path to success.
Keyhole reduction of the stomach capacity which removes the source of the hunger hormone ghrelin, leaving you feeling less hungry and more full with less food.
Gastric bypass surgery is regarded as the gold standard procedure for the surgical treatment of severe obesity.
Gastric band surgery, often referred to as laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, involves placing a silicone band around the upper part of the stomach and filling it with saline.
The duodenal switch (DS) procedure involves a sleeve gastrectomy in combination with surgical bypass of the majority of the small intestine.
The BoB procedure is used to treat weight regain after failed gastric bypass. It involves placing a conventional gastric band around the mid-portion of the over-stretched stomach pouch. This shrinks its capacity and slows down the rate at which it empties.
The intragastric balloon is considered to be a more minor procedure, as it is not as invasive and can be carried out under sedation.
Phoenix Health, based in Denbighshire, treats patients from North Wales at our weight loss surgery supercentre in Chester, which is headed by top surgeon Professor David Kerrigan.
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