Journey to Surgery Resources
Please review all videos and links prior to your first appointment with us!
In order to prepare for the journey ahead, begin by downloading the Blossom Binder, and watch all of the videos below!
Travel Tips & FAQs
Check out our travel tips & FAQs about Las Vegas!Read Tips & FAQs
You should begin the pre-op diet 14 days before your first appointment with us, unless otherwise directed by your surgeon, dietitian or coordinator.
You will meet your surgeon during your first appointment at Blossom, but we suggest reviewing this detailed video so you can come prepared with questions!
Watch as one of our coordinators discusses what to expect during your first visit and the subsequent appointments!
Prior to arrival, it’s important to create an EMMI account and watch the videos on the platform - these videos go in depth about your stress test, anesthesia and your procedure.
During Your Visit
What to Expect During Your Visit
Follow an actual patient through the entire process to better understand what you will experience during your time with us!
Warm Springs Surgical Center
Watch our video reviewing the enhanced protocols at our surgery center.
Our COVID Protocols
Review our approach to Covid-19 so you know what to expect when you get here.Read Article
Review the following videos discussing what to expect the first 24 hours after surgery, pain & nausea control and discharge instructions!
Review the discharge instructions video from our Warm Springs Surgical Center nurse.
First 24 Hours After Surgery
Watch Dr. Apel discuss what to expect the first 24 hours after your procedure.
Pain & Nausea Management
Review this video discussing pain & nausea management after your procedure.
Blossom For Life Video Library
Around one week post-surgery, you will receive an email with log in information!Blossom For Life
One week post-surgery, you will receive an email with the link to join! You must have completed your surgery and be at least 7 days post-op to be approved.Blossom Facebook Group
The #1 App For Bariatric Patients. Use the code 633300 to connect with Blossom Bariatrics.Download Baritastic App
Bari-Boss offers one-on-one personalized virtual coaching over the phone, video chat and email.Inquire Now
Gastric Sleeve Recipes
Nutritionist-approved bariatric friendly pre-op and post-op recipes, diets and meal plans. For your free one week trial, email:[email protected]
We’re dedicated to providing the information and support you need for a successful and rewarding weight loss journey!Blossom Commitment