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Who is on staff that can help me with questions about my procedure?

Your Patient Facilitator will be responsible for preparing you for your procedure, and will be available to answer any and all of your questions. Dr. Kuri is also available to answer any questions or concerns you may have. If you wish to speak with Dr. Kuri directly, your Facilitator can arrange that for you.

Who is on staff that can help me with questions about my procedure? 2014-07-11T03:24:36+00:00

Who is on staff that can help with medical questions or concerns?

Your Patient Facilitator can put you in touch with Dr Kuri, or you can call the office directly at our toll-free number. If you call the office after hours, it will ring directly to Dr. Kuri’s personal cell phone at his house. Dr Kuri is available by phone 24 hours a day and in person to address any medical questions you may have.

Who is on staff that can help with medical questions or concerns? 2016-12-12T22:23:59+00:00

Who is on staff that can help if I am having trouble losing weight?

We have staff that can help! Patient Facilitators, our Patient Education Coordinator, our online forum, as well as Dr. Kuri, can all help you get back on track. Your Patient Facilitator and Patient Education Coordinator are all previous patients of Dr. Kuri, so they know what you are going through first hand! Their training and experience can help you move to a healthier lifestyle.

Who is on staff that can help if I am having trouble losing weight? 2014-07-11T03:23:57+00:00

Where can I talk with other patients that have been banded by Dr Kuri?

Our Patient Facilitators provide you with a list of patients who have been banded by Dr. Kuri. These patients have volunteered to answer any and all of your questions. Don’t hesitate to call them, they welcome your calls!We also encourage you to speak and connect with other patients of Dr. Kuri, by joining the online Dr. Kuri Lap Band Discussion Forum. Dr. Kuri’s online Patient Forum, is a fun and safe place to […]

Where can I talk with other patients that have been banded by Dr Kuri? 2014-07-11T03:23:39+00:00

What is the function of a Lap Band Patient Facilitator?

To educate, share, and guide a patient through the banding process, in the following ways:

  • Provide you resources and education about weight loss surgery;
  • Listen to your concerns, struggles and your needs;
  • Share their experience of what it was like before surgery and how it’s different today;
  • Provide answers to your questions about Dr. Kuri and /or surgery;
What is the function of a Lap Band Patient Facilitator? 2016-12-12T22:23:59+00:00

Is there a staple rule to refer to if I have trouble with the Lap Band?

Yes, in fact there are 10 rules that should be part of your everyday lifestyle. These rules are known as the 10 Lap Band rules and they are your guide to a successful journey. If you are following ALL 10 of these rules you will find that the Lap Band is a very efficient weight loss tool. If you choose to omit or skip some of these rules you might end up struggling […]

Is there a staple rule to refer to if I have trouble with the Lap Band? 2014-07-11T03:22:55+00:00

How do I find a Lap Band fill provider in my area?

Your Patient Facilitator can provide you with a list of known fill providers in most states and Canadian provinces. You can also visit the online Dr. Kuri Lap Band Discussion Forum to find fill providers in your area.When you visit the forum, find your specific state support group and look in the fill provider section for a current list. You can also post a question for fill providers in your […]

How do I find a Lap Band fill provider in my area? 2014-07-11T03:22:30+00:00