New Weight Loss Surgery Option: Duodenal Switch

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch and Sleeve Gastrectomy

Dr. Cameron Askew is proud to offer Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch and Sleeve Gastrectomy.

BPD/DS-S, often called Duodenal Switch, involves both restrictive and malabsorptive techniques.  It is similar to gastric bypass but with a more aggressive malabsorptive component. The proper candidate has a BMI over 50 and typically also has comorbid conditions such as type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Dr. Cameron Askew is a board-certified general surgeon highly trained in performing biliopancreatic diversion with Duodenal Switch and sleeve gastrectomy to help patients with weight loss. If you are interested in learning more about your weight loss surgery options, call (205) 874-9780 to request an appointment at our general surgery clinic in Birmingham.

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