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Lap-Band® Weight Loss Surgery

The Lap-Band procedure, also called adjustable gastric banding, is one of the least invasive types of weight loss surgery. Using small incisions, the surgeon places an adjustable silicone band around the upper part of the stomach to create a smaller stomach pouch. This limits the amount of food your stomach can hold, making you feel full sooner and longer.

Lap-Band surgery is an outpatient procedure requiring less than a 24-hour stay at North Kansas City Hospital.

Attend one of our free Bariatric Informational Seminars to learn more about the surgical weight loss options at North Kansas City Hospital. Get more information on adjustable gastric banding in our online Health Library.


Gastric Banding Surgery


Bariatric Accreditation

Our Bariatric Surgery Center is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. What does this mean for our patients? We meet the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care.

Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminar

Register online for a FREE informational seminar on weight loss surgery options at North Kansas City Hospital or call 816-691-5048 for more information.