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Walt C | Lost 80 lbs with Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Over the years, I have tried to lose weight with Weight Watchers, South Beach Diet, and many others.  Any weight I lost would slowly be regained, along with additional pounds.  As I turned 70, I felt real frustration.  After talking with friends and several people I know, it was clear that I needed another tool, something different than just another diet.  My daughter researched both the lap-band and Gastric Sleeve procedures.  With my daughters [...]

Lisa R | Lost 127 lbs

Dr. Kuri did my Lap Band on 10-5-2005. At that time I was significantly overweight, my 5’7” body was carrying 272 lbs. I had struggled with my weight for most of my adult life and after having my children the struggle became insurmountable. Since I was a nurse I was aware of the effects this excess weight would have on my health, I was close to 40 yrs. old and knew I needed to [...]

Kristin H | Lost over 80 lbs * Results may vary

Remember a couple of months ago when I sent you some before-and-after pictures via Facebook?  You said you'd like to use those for the Kuri website if I was willing and I said I'd be delighted, but allow me to knock off a few more.  I've lost about ten more (averaging about a pound a week).  I'm ready to make good on my word if you'd still like to.  If not, then I'd just like [...]

Amanda B | Succeeding with the Lap-Band after surgery with Dr Kuri * Results may vary

I was banded on Nov.13th 2013 by Dr.Kuri. Two weeks after returning from Mexico I found out I was pregnant so my concentration on my weight loss was at a halt. I was concentrating on healing and just staying healthy. January 10th I unfortunately had a miscarriage but I had dropped 16lbs up to that point. My mind still was not on my weight loss for about a month later. Jan.31st I had my first [...]

Ronda | Lost 130 lbs * Results may vary

"Without the band I would have fallen off the wagon and probably gained all my weight back plus some, but since I had that “tool”, I had hope." I was banded on March 03, 2006. My weight was 225, the highest I had ever been. I had struggled with my weight for over 20 years. I was so terrified that I would just keep gaining and gaining.  If I had not had the LAP-BAND, I [...]

Julie M | 77 pounds lost in 10 months * Results may vary

I am a 33-year-old mom who has struggled with weight my whole life.  After I delivered my first son, I started doing some research on the Lapband. I talked to one of Dr. Kuri’s nurses and just wanted to learn more! While I was pregnant with my second son, my husband and I went to visit Dr. Kuri’s facility and were beyond impressed. Shortly after that I set my surgery date. I had my surgery [...]

Patient, Patti O | Update: 10 Years Later, Continued Success with the Lap Band * Results may vary

I found an old photo ID of mine from about 10 years ago, and couldn't believe it was me! I was trapped inside my own body, trying desperately to get out and just LIVE! I thank God every day for Dr. Kuri, his caring attitude, his wonderful staff, the awesome support I've always gotten and the great friends I've made along the way. The best advice I have is if you are genetically prone to [...]

Lisa | Lost over 70 lbs * Results may vary

“Being banded is the best thing I have ever done for myself…” I spent my youth on an island where I was constantly backpacking, camping, hiking, fishing & swimming & my 20s in the Sierra Nevada & Rocky Mountains & on the ocean as a commercial diver. I dove, taught skiing, packed mules & climbed mountains until I was in my mid 30s. I had lived a life of constant exercise & often, little money. [...]


Dr Kuri & Associates provides no guarantees of weight loss results.  Individual results vary depending on each patients personal medical history, and willingness to adhere to a new weight loss lifestyle.  Weight loss surgery involves a lifetime commitment to significant lifestyle changes, and is not suited for everyone.

All surgical procedures carry inherent risks.  Serious complications may occur in any surgery, including up to and including death. Examples of serious or life-threatening complications, which may require prolonged and/or unexpected hospitalization and/or reoperation, include but are not limited to, one or more of the following: injury to tissues/organs, bleeding, infection and internal scarring that can cause long-lasting dysfunction/pain. Risks of surgery also include the potential for equipment failure and/or human error.