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Welcome to The Balloon MD!

The first private practice on the Tampa Bay area specializing in FDA approved weight loss gastric balloons programs ORBERA TM and OBALONTM.

The Balloon MD is a Gastroenterology Clinic located in the heart of Tampa, Florida specializing in the non-surgical weight loss system ORBERA, and OBALON provided by the Gastroenterologist Israel Crespo, MD.

Both Programs ORBERA®  and OBALON®  are:

  • Medically Supervised by Gastroenterologist
    • Crespo will do the procedures ( experienced in more than 40,000 endoscopic procedures, more than 25 years experienced,
    • NO outsource unknown doctor required;
  • FDA Approved;
  • Non-permanent;
  • Proven safe and effective.

20-Years Global Clinical Experience

More than 220,000 devices distributed worldwide
Assisting weight loss for over 20 years
FDA Approved

Pivotal Trial Highlights of 160 patients1

Patients in the SMART trial lost twice as much weight with Obalon combined with diet and exercise vs. diet and exercise alone.

Average weight lost kept off six months after balloons were removed. *

Commercial Registry Data of 787 patients2

Total Body Loss

Commercial weight loss data based on Obalon’s physician reported commercial registry.

1. Sullivan et al., Randomized Sham-Controlled Trial of Six-Month Swallowable Gas-Filled Intragastric Balloon System for Weight Loss. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 14 (2018) 1876-1889 2. Moore et al.  (In Press), Clinical Safety and Effectiveness of a Swallowable Gas-filled Intragastric Balloon System or Weight Loss:  Consecutively Treated Patients in the Initial Year of US Commercialization.  Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.

*When combined with an appropriate diet and exercise program

The Balloon MD is adding Certified Health Coach Services!

Personalized patient care is what sets The Balloon MD apart.

Special Offers

Office Visits & Appointments

Office visits are available by appointment only. Please call at your earliest convenience to 1 (844) 634-5623 to book your appointment.

The Balloon MD is proud to present, Leonor, who lost 57 pounds with the Orbera Weight Loss Program.

``The Orbera Balloon has motivated me to do more and because of the balloon I am so happy with my results. I am determined to keep going and to be a happier/ healthier me!”

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