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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!

Blossom Binder

A comprehensive guide of curated information to guide you throughout your journey of weight loss surgery at Blossom Bariatrics.

Travel Tips & FAQs

Check out our travel tips & FAQs about Las Vegas!

Pre-Op Diet

You should begin the pre-op diet 14 days before your first appointment with us, unless otherwise directed by your surgeon, dietitian or coordinator.

Surgery Consultation

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!




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.



Review the following videos discussing what to expect the first 24 hours after surgery, pain & nausea control and discharge instructions!

After your procedure, and for the first 14 days post-op, if you have any medical questions or concerns please call your surgeon directly at 702-840-5025.

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!

Facebook Group

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.

Baritastic App

The #1 App For Bariatric Patients. Use the code 633300 to connect with Blossom Bariatrics.


Bari-Boss offers one-on-one personalized virtual coaching over the phone, video chat and email.

Gastric Sleeve Recipes

Nutritionist-approved bariatric friendly pre-op and post-op recipes, diets and meal plans. For your free one week trial, email:


We’re dedicated to providing the information and support you need for a successful and rewarding weight loss journey!

The Blossom Shop

Shop Blossom’s recommended vitamins, supplements and protein!