Self pay for gastric band
For a limited time, we have been able to reduced the cost of gastric band (Lap Band) surgery to $8,999.00*. This cost includes your surgeon’s fees, the facility fee, and anesthesia fees. Your first year’s post-operative costs both follow ups and adjustments are not included, and will be bought as a package to cover either one year for $1,000 or a lifetime of adjustments and follow ups for $3,000.
The costs of your pre-surgical testing including radiology and blood tests are not included but most of the time can be obtained through your primary care physician under your insurance coverage. If you do not have general medical insurance, we can help you obtain these tests at a reduced self pay price through different facilities in Chattanooga. The cost of your surgical consultation will be $250.
*You must meet criteria in order to schedule surgery in the Ambulatory Surgical Center. You will be evaluated at your consultation appointment with the surgeon of your choice in order to determine if there are any factors that would exclude you from this program.
Self pay for gastric sleeve
The Sleeve Gastrectomy surgical package is $15,999 and includes:
- Surgical Fees
- Hospital Fees
- Anesthesia Fees
- Program Fees
The package also includes BLIS Complication Protection Insurance for Self Patients for 90+ Days including:
- Cardiopulmonary (Heart and Lung problems)
- Thromboembolic (Blood clots)
- Stenosis (Narrowing)
In order to proceed as a self pay patient for the Sleeve Gastrectomy:
- Your BMI must be over 40 or 35-40 with associated medical problems
- At least 18 years of age
- You do not wish to proceed with insurance coverage for your procedure.
You will be responsible for obtaining a list of required pre-admission tests and x-rays determined by your surgeon prior to surgery. This testing will be at your own expense, however many if not all of these test can be covered by insurance through your primary care provider or a network provider. Your surgeon or anesthesiologist may also find it necessary for you to complete further tests based on the results of the above required testing. You will be notified if further testing will be required.
Self pay for weight loss balloon
Self pay for the weight loss balloon
The cost of the weight loss balloon’s one year comprehensive program is $6799*. This not only includes the device, insertion and removal procedures (surgeon, anesthesia, and facility), Fitbit Scale and Activity Tracker, but a full year of follow up with our highly trained medical and nutritional staff members. Financing is available.
*$6799 is the discounted self pay price if paid by cashier’s check or money order. The total cost of the procedure is $6999.
If you are interested in this option please call our office at 423-899-1000 or send us a note here.