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Bariatric Surgery at the Weight Loss Center of Arkansas

Surgical & Medical Weight Loss Solutions

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Weight Loss Center of Arkansas. We are a premier weight loss surgery practice dedicated to exceptional outcomes and the highest in patient care and comfort. Our bariatric program, led by Dr. Russell Gornichec offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, gastric banding and duodenal switch surgery for those suffering from obesity in the Hot Springs and greater Little Rock, Arkansas areas. Bariatric surgery is currently the only long-term effective weight loss solution for those suffering from the diseases associated with obesity, and we hope that you take the time to consider the options available to you.

To learn more, sign up for free seminar held monthly at our offices. We look forward to welcoming you into our family of patients and assisting you in changing your life and your health forever!

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The Pain of Obesity

Posted on October 9

Obesity causes pain. There is, of course, the pain an obese person feels in their knees or joints from carrying dozens or even hundreds of pounds of extra weight. There … READ MORE

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Weight Loss Surgery and Metabolic Surgery

Posted on September 27

Does weight loss surgery need a new name? Well, it may. We’ve known that bariatric surgery and especially gastric bypass is very effective against diabetes. New research sheds light on … READ MORE

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You May Not Have Known

Posted on September 8

You may not have known how Dr. Gornichec got to where he is, performing weight loss surgery in Arkansas. Back in college, Dr. Gornichec wanted to become a professional football … READ MORE

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The Pain of Obesity

Posted on October 9

Obesity causes pain. There is, of course, the pain an obese person feels in their knees or joints from carrying dozens or even hundreds of pounds of extra weight. There … READ MORE

WLCOA-Logo-Thumb

Weight Loss Surgery and Metabolic Surgery

Posted on September 27

Does weight loss surgery need a new name? Well, it may. We’ve known that bariatric surgery and especially gastric bypass is very effective against diabetes. New research sheds light on … READ MORE

WLCOA-Logo-Thumb

You May Not Have Known

Posted on September 8

You may not have known how Dr. Gornichec got to where he is, performing weight loss surgery in Arkansas. Back in college, Dr. Gornichec wanted to become a professional football … READ MORE