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Dr. Bravo Center

As one of the leading bariatric surgeons and weight loss experts, and founder of Dr. Bravo Bariatric & Weight loss Center in Egypt, Dr. Ahmed Bravo has dedicated his life to helping people like yourself achieving and sustaining their weight loss for a longer and healthier life.

Weight loss surgery is one of many tools we use to help you lose weight. At Dr. Bravo Bariatric & Weight loss Center we are not only committed to the highest quality surgical care, but also to your long term success to reach your targets. Dr. Ahmed Bravo aims to patient satisfaction and improvement of their quality of life.

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MB, B.Ch. ; M.Sc. ;M.D

Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt

Member of the Royal College of Surgeons MRCS (England)

Member of Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Member of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (EAES)

Member of the Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgeons Association (M.M.E.S.A)

Our specialisation

Surgical weight loss

Weight loss surgery (Bariatric surgery) is a surgical procedure performed for treatment of morbid obesity. Weight loss surgery has existed since the 1960’s.
Commonly performed weight loss procedures include:
• Adjustable Gastric Banding
• Sleeve Gastrectomy
• Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
• Gastric Plication
• Mini Gastric Bypass

Non -Surgical Weight loss

A number of non-surgical procedures are available for weight loss including the Intra Gastric Balloon and Personalized diet programs provided at our center by highly skilled certified nutritionists.

Body Contouring surgery

Body contouring refers to a broad number of surgical procedures that remove areas of excess fat and/or skin. Body contouring procedures can be performed in normal-weight patients, patients who have lost significant weight through diet and exercise, and patients who have lost weight after bariatric surgery.

Common Types of Surgical Weight Loss Operations
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Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.



Know more about the best way to treat your obesity Get your healthy life back

Based on your health condition and BMI we will recommend the best solution we can offer
to get your life back and lose what is extra.

Our Center

Dr. Bravo Bariatric and Weight loss Center is dedicated to providing world-class weight loss surgeries as well as non surgical weight loss in a very comfortable atmosphere. We provide complete bariatric surgical care.

Our Experts

Our team includes surgeons, internal medicine specialists, dietitians, nurses and clinical coordinators. We offer comprehensive evaluations before surgery and follow-up care after surgery including support groups.

Our Patients

Our focus is on each person who comes to our center, and their families and loved ones. It’s more than just caring for people–it’s caring about them. It’s a difference you’ll feel as soon as you walk through the door.

We are usually asked about:

Am I eligible for weight loss surgery?

You must be between 18- 65 years of age and your body mass index (BMI) is greater than 40 kg/m2 or greater than 30 kg/m2 with an obesity-related illnesses such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, joint or back problems.

What are the main types of weight loss surgery?

Modern day weight loss procedures include:
• Adjustable Gastric Banding
• Sleeve Gastrectomy
• Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
• Gastric Plication
• Mini Gastric Bypass

What is the cost of weight loss surgery?

We welcome you to visit our office; and we will help you determine the suitable procedure and select the hospital and provide you with information about the cost of the operation as well as financing and payment options and reduced payment options.

What are the risks of weight loss surgery?

It is important for you to understand that the risks of surgery are low and that the majority of patients have no complications. However, as with any surgery, there may be some associated risks. Your weight, age and medical history play a significant role in determining your specific risks.

Will surgery leave me with a big scar?

Weight loss procedures are performed laparoscopically, meaning that the surgeon makes small cosmetic incisions as opposed to one large incision.

Does weight loss surgery stop type 2 diabetes?

Most patients experience an improvement in control of their diabetes following bariatric surgery.  80 % of diabetes patients are able to stop taking their diabetes medications after surgery.

How much weight could I expect to lose?

Gastric bypass patients will lose around 80 % of their excess weight, sleeve gastrectomy patients will lose around 70 %, and adjustable gastric banding patients will lose around 60 %. This depends on patients’ follow up and necessary lifestyle changes that must occur to make them successful over the long-term.

What is body contouring?

Body contouring refers to a broad number of surgical procedures that remove areas of excess fat and/or skin. Body contouring procedures can be performed in normal-weight patients, patients who have lost significant weight through diet and exercise, and patients who have lost weight after bariatric surgery.

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