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Gastric Bypass Cost

One of the biggest worries bariatric patients share with board-certified general surgeon Matthew St. Laurent is their concern about cost.

The good news is that weight loss surgery is not out of reach financially for most people.

Learn about the cost of gastric bypass surgery at Northwest EndoSurgical in Houston, TX, and how we can help you achieve a healthier life.

How Much Does Gastric Bypass Surgery Cost?

Since no two patients are exactly alike, the total cost of bariatric surgery is unique to each individual's specific case. The average cost of gastric bypass surgery in the United States is between $20,000 and $25,000. However, the only true way to get an accurate estimate for the cost of your weight loss surgery is to schedule a consultation with Dr. St. Laurent. During your consultation, Dr. St. Laurent will review your health and weight loss goals and determine your exact gastric bypass treatment cost.

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How Can I Afford  Bariatric Surgery?

With or Without Insurance

Our patients are often surprised to learn that insurance companies frequently cover some or all of the cost of bariatric surgery, including gastric bypass. We will file all the necessary paperwork with your insurance provider to help ensure you receive as much coverage as possible. 

Our Houston, TX, office also offers self-pay pricing to our patients without insurance or with high deductibles. With our self-pay pricing, a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure can be as low as $683 per month at Northwest EndoSurgical.

Financing Options

Even insurance coverage that does include weight loss surgery may not cover every part of treatment. To help patients afford this life-changing procedure, our Texas practice works with several vendors that provide financing, including:

Don’t Shortchange Yourself

Or Your Health

The cost of gastric bypass surgery varies a great deal based on geographic location and the skill of your doctor. Other doctors may claim they can perform bariatric surgery at a lower cost than Dr. St. Laurent. However, saving money by using an inexperienced surgeon is not recommended. An inexperienced surgeon may not provide you with the results you desire and your risk of complications increases as well.

When you choose Dr. St. Laurent, you'll be choosing:


Dr. St. Laurent is one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in the Houston, Texas area. Our practice is devoted entirely to bariatric surgery, from gastric sleeves to LAP-BAND®. Dr. St. Laurent has performed over 6,000 advanced laparoscopic procedures and over 4,500 bariatric procedures. 

Comprehensive Services

Northwest EndoSurgical doesn't just provide weight loss surgery: we provide comprehensive weight loss support. Our staff includes bariatric-trained dietitians who provide nutritional counseling to our patients. We also offer fitness counseling, nutritional counseling, and nutritional supplements to help our bariatric patients build a lifetime of wellness after weight loss. 

Exceptional Care

Gastric bypass surgery is a life-changing event, so you should make sure you get the best care for your money. Dr. St. Laurent's goal is to provide you with exceptional care at every step of your weight loss journey, from an expert surgical procedure to counseling. A cheaper surgery option likely won't include this level of patient care.  

Ready to Learn the Cost Of Your Bariatric Surgery?

If you’re concerned about the cost of gastric bypass surgery, a consultation with Dr. St. Laurent can put your mind at rest. He'll determine the best weight loss surgery for your needs, whether it is a gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, or another procedure, and present you with your unique treatment costs and payment options. Affordable care from one of the most reputable surgeons in Houston, Texas is just a short form away

We're here to help.

"Dr. St. Laurent is the best doctor ever! In fact, he saved my life. He performed emergency surgery on me in Dec. 2014 and a 10 hr. gastric bypass revision in February 2015. He visited my hospital room every day and stayed as long as I needed. He was so encouraging even when other doctor's thought I would not make it. We have bonded in such a way that I believe will last forever. Thank you Dr. St. Laurent and staff for saving my life, literally!" Toni Harris, 5-Star Review
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Northwest Endosurgical

At Northwest Endosurgical in Houston, Texas, Dr. Matthew St. Laurent helps patients achieve dramatic weight loss and improved health through bariatric surgery. Dr. St. Laurent is one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in greater Houston, and he is affiliated with several professional organizations, including:

  • The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • The American College of Surgeons
  • The Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • The Obesity Action Coalition
  • The American Medical Association
  • The Texas Medical Association
  • The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

To schedule a consultation, book online or give us a call at (281) 921-1890.

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