In some unique situations, people would need to have a cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) and a weight loss surgery. And oftentimes, they would inquire whether it could be done at the same time. Dr. Choi talks about the situation, shares his insights, and confirms if this certain simultaneous surgery have been done before.
Gallbladder Removal and a Weight Loss Surgery at Once?
Another question is, “can you have gallbladder surgery and weight loss surgery at the same time?” The answer is yes. However, some people don’t like to do that at the same time, or the doctors don’t want to do both surgery at once. But it has been done in the past, but it is not a restriction that you have one surgery or the other. They can be done simultaneously if you like.