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    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Default New to Forum in Palm Beach County FL

    Hi, I am new to forum and seriously considering VGS. My appointment with one Dr is first week of December, and also there is another Dr. nearer to me, but have not heard back from that group yet. What is the protocol, did you visit more than one Dr. before deciding? They both seem to have good reputations. Is anyone familiar with Dr. Vaughan in Jupiter FL, or Dr. Larson in Lake Worth? Any advice would be greatly appreciated since I am a newbie. I am tired of not living my "best life" because of this weight, and I am looking forward to this journey.
    thanks for reading! :


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    Gastric Sleeve Member Stacey03's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Edie
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    Default Re: New to Forum in Palm Beach County FL

    Hallo, I'm in Australia so not sure but welcome and I'm sure someone will chip in soon :-)


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    Gastric Sleeve Member Christie13's Avatar
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    Default Re: New to Forum in Palm Beach County FL

    If both have good reputations, I would personally go to the one that is closer. I think it is easier to have your surgeon close by. (Unless the difference is minimal.) That is just my opinion.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
    Surgery date
    06/28/2018
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    Dr. Jefferson Vaughan
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    Default Re: New to Forum in Palm Beach County FL

    Quote Originally Posted by Christie13 View Post
    If both have good reputations, I would personally go to the one that is closer. I think it is easier to have your surgeon close by. (Unless the difference is minimal.) That is just my opinion.
    Thank you, Christie!


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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
    Surgery date
    06/28/2018
    Surgeon
    Dr. Jefferson Vaughan
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
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    Today 10:47 AM
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    South Florida
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    Default Re: New to Forum in Palm Beach County FL

    Hello!


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    Gastric Sleeve Member mrf0418's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Michelle
    Surgery date
    12/17/2014
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    Dr. Larson
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    Default Re: New to Forum in Palm Beach County FL

    Dr. Larson did my surgery. No issues. He is a good surgeon but not a hand holder. December will be 3 years, put on 10 lbs last month due to stress eating but have dropped 5 and hope the other 5 goes away too. You get what you put into it, best thing I ever did for myself! I eat whatever I want, just not a lot of it!



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    Gastric Sleeve Member mrf0418's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Michelle
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    12/17/2014
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    Default Re: New to Forum in Palm Beach County FL

    Best of luck!



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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    06/28/2018
    Surgeon
    Dr. Jefferson Vaughan
    Join Date
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    Last Activity
    Today 10:47 AM
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    South Florida
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    Default Re: New to Forum in Palm Beach County FL

    Looks like you have done a wonderful job! Do you go to meetings, etc??


    1 month-219 lbs (-25)

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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
    Surgery date
    06/28/2018
    Surgeon
    Dr. Jefferson Vaughan
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Last Activity
    Today 10:47 AM
    Location
    South Florida
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    81
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    Default Re: New to Forum in Palm Beach County FL

    Thanks!


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