Self Pay Laparoscopic Band Pricing


  • Initial visit with Dr. Metz (Fellowship trained Center of Excellence Bariatric Surgeon)
  • Surgery Center Charges (JCAHO accredited facility attached to Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence Hospital)
  • Actual cost of lap band and port
  • Surgeon’s fee
  • Surgical Assistant’s fee
  • Anesthesia
  • Mental Health evaluation
  • 4 visits with Dietician (pre and post op)
  • 90 days of post-op follow up with surgeon, including band fills for 90 days. Additional fills are $60 per fill
  • Completion of FMLA/STD paperwork

Additional fees may apply for the following:

  • Preoperative laboratories and testing
  • Overnight stay in surgery center
  • Need for consultation with other providers (i.e. Cardiologist, pulmonologist, respiratory therapist)
  • Unforeseen post-operative testing (i.e. chest x-ray, barium swallow)

Full Payment must be received 2 weeks prior to date of surgery. Not all patients are candidates for bariatric surgery in the surgery center. Please discuss potential disqualifying factors with Dr. Metz’s office prior to scheduling.

Initial visit with Dr. Metz is $250.00, non-refundable, and due at time of consultation.

*Price is subject to change at any time.