Dr. Dahiya shares when a patient will need to contact their doctor after having bariatric surgery.
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Follow Ups After Bariatric Surgery The routine these days, some of it is actually a requirement by what we call Medicare Regulations. We have to follow them for a year at least. What I like to do is if I can’t follow for up to whatever their lifespan, first visit after the operation is seven days down the line for your stitches, then I see them once a month for a year. After that, every three months, four months as long as they can come.