Often referred to as bariatric surgery, it's not just for weight loss. Now, these surgeries are called metabolic surgery because they affect the body's metabolism. These surgeries, namely sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and mini gastric bypass, are performed laparoscopically (minimally invasive surgery) for resolution of obesity (overweight), as well as better control of diabetes (sugar control), hypertension (blood pressure control). ), thyroid levels, obstructive sleep apnea (snoring, etc.). and knee/spine pain problems. These surgeries require a team approach, good hospital facilities, and expert hands to achieve good results.