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Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery
We have performed over 4,000 bariatric procedures and have an outstanding reputation for safety and excellent results with laparoscopic gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, and gastric sleeve.
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Minimally Invasive General Surgery
Our expertise includes advanced surgical care for cancer, gallbladder, colon and spleen procedures, hernia repair and anti-reflux surgery, with a focus on results that produce the most patient comfort as possible.
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Delaware's Premier Surgical Institute
Christiana Institute of Advanced Surgery specializes in providing advanced surgical services with a focus on minimally invasive surgery. At CHRIAS, we strive for excellence aiming at meeting or exceeding your highest expectations.
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CHRIAS has been named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the ASMBS and the ACS. This designation recognizes programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery.
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Delaware Gastric Bypass
The gastric bypass procedure is a type of bariatric surgery designed to reduce food intake as well as decrease the absorption of food nutrients. Gastric bypass is the most commonly performed bariatric procedure and is currently thought of as "the gold standard" among surgeons. Learn more about gastric bypass surgery at a free weight loss surgery seminar »
Delaware Gastric Banding
Gastric banding is a restrictive weight loss surgical procedure aimed at reducing the amount of food patients can eat by using an adjustable silicone band, placed around the top of the stomach. The two gastric banding options available are the LAP-BAND® System and the Realize® Band. Learn more about gastric banding at a free weight loss surgery seminar »
Delaware Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve gastrectomy (gastric sleeve) is a bariatric procedure designed to limit food intake in a similar fashion as the gastric bypass, but it does not involve decreasing the absoption of the food. Gastric sleeve is a relatively new weight loss procedure that has gained popularity in recent years. Learn more about sleeve gastrectomy at a free weight loss surgery seminar »
About CHRIAS in Delaware
The Christiana Institute of Advanced Surgery (CHRIAS) takes pride in an excellent patient care in a warm and friendly environment. The Delaware CHRIAS team aims to fight obesity with modern technology and high professionalism. The Institute focuses on minimally invasive weight loss surgery: gastric bypass, gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy.
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: (302) 892-9900
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