I had the Lap MGB done on December 10th 1999. So far I have lost 40 lbs. (Jan 25th) I had it done by Dr Rutledge in Durham, NC. Anyone who has questions email me.
Weight Loss Survey ResponsesClick Here To View
Surgeon: Robert Rutledge, M.D., F.A.C.S.
I am now at 220# I started out at 309#. I am feeling great and doing wonderful. I have lost 13 inches in my waist also!!
I am now 204#. Weight loss is really slowing down compared to at the beginning but I am happy here. My waist went from 51 inches and is now 36 inches!!
I am now 190#. Loving the weightloss!! My waist is now 33 inches! I wear a size 16 in plus sizes and a 18 in misses sizes. Never thought I would see numbers in the teens in my pant size!
I am now 175#. I feel terrific!!! WLS was my only hope and I ma glad I went through with it. I cannot put words to how great I feel. I am currently wearing a size 14 and some 12's. I also wear larges NO XL for me!! Yipee!! No more plus sizes either!!
I am now 155#. Doing great. I wear a size 10 now a few 12's still. I am going to go to an amusement park this summer! I know I will fit in the rides again!!!
I was very pleased with Dr. Rutledge. He was very nice. His office staff were excellent. I was well aware of all risks of surgery and I was made to feel like I finally found help with my weight. I am very happy to of had my surgery in Durham with Dr. Rutledge.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NC, POS
I was approved in less than one day. I could not be happier with BC/BS of NC MedPoint!!