Our Bariatric Success Stories

We are proud of each bariatric surgery success story!

Read more of our patients’ success stories here.

To start on the journey to your own bariatric surgery success story, call us at (703)709-9771 or visit our contact us page for our email address and contact form.

Testimonials


Shelly Tanks *

I had RNY 3/21/17. In August 2016, I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol.. At my heaviest weigt of 240lbs, I knew I had to change my life. I now have a personal trainer 2 times per week and I walk everyday. Thank you Dr. Fitzer and staff for making me believe in myself! Currebt weight 170lbs. Goal weight 150lbs
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Lucretia Dennington *

As the years passed me by, my weight increased. The increase in weight lead me to develop sleep apnea, diabetes and high blood pressure and cholesterol. After doing much research and not enjoying the path I was heading down, As the years passed me by, my weight increased. The increase in weight lead me to develop sleep apnea, diabetes and high blood pressure and cholesterol. After much research and education I decided to have Gastric Bypass. I “googled” VA Bariatric surgeons and came across Dr. Fitzer and his staff. I have had nothing but the best experience since day one and I have been properly educated! This has been one of the best decisions in my life! Yes- it is a life change but it can be done! Dr. Fitzer and staff are very caring and want the best for you! I am one year and one month post-op!
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Mia Young *

I had a gastric bypass April 25 of 2016 and have since lost a little over 100 lbs. This experience has change my life in so many ways, I am able to do so much more now. I was nineteen at the time of surgery I will never look back, because of the support and care I received from my doctors I will be able to live my life to the fullest. I am 10 months post op and to many I look like a different person. Here I am pictured before in a white and black dress and after in my gym clothes. Though my body is still a work in progress I know i've come very far.
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Jessica Jones *

I came to Dr. Fitzer in desperate need of help. After years and years of struggling with my weight I hit my lowest point and was nearly 230lbs. Needless to say, I was depressed, unhealthy and given up on myself. After my first consultation with Dr. Fitzer I knew I had found my doctor and finally felt like I had somebody in my corner. Dr. Fitzer gave me the tools I need to jump start my life. I lost 60 lbs with the help of Dr. Fitzer and his wonderful staff. Dr. Fitzer not only helped me get my health and body back he saved my life! I'm forever grateful to him and his staff. Thank You!
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*Results may vary from person to person.