Meet Amber

Summary

Amber Smith, a 37-year-old from South Bend, Indiana, decided to undergo weight loss surgery with Elias Ortiz & Company (EOC) due to the unmanageability of her life caused by being overweight for eight years. After learning about EOC from her neighbor, Lauren Yowell, Amber scheduled her surgery with Dr. C on November 11, 2022, opting for the gastric sleeve procedure.

Amber’s experience in Mexico with EOC was exceptional. She enjoyed great hotel accommodations, encountered friendly staff, had an amazing tour, and indulged in delicious gelato. The hospital staff was highly professional, leaving her with no complaints. Amber expresses that weight loss surgery has had a profound impact on her life. She now has significantly more energy, increased happiness, improved social interactions, and better overall health. Additionally, her marriage, ability to be the best mother and friend, have all benefited from the surgery. To date, Amber has successfully lost 110 pounds.

Transcript

Hi, my name is Amber Smith. I’m from South Bend, Indiana and I’m 37 years old. I decided to have weight loss surgery with EOC because my life had become unmanageable. I had been overweight for about 8 years and things really escalated when I became pregnant with my first child in 2019. I heard about EOC from my neighbor, Lauren Yowell. My surgery date was November 11, 2022 with Dr. C and I did the gastric sleeve. If I could give one piece of advice to people having weight loss surgery, I would say be patient and believe in yourself. My experience in Mexico was beyond enjoyable. The hotel accommodations were great. Everyone was super friendly. The tour was amazing and so was the gelato. Everyone was really professional at the hospital. I have zero complaints. It was awesome. Weight loss surgery has changed my life completely. I have a ton more energy. I am happier. I am more social. I am healthier. It’s even improved my marriage, my ability to be the best mom I can be and the best friend I can be. So far, I have lost 110 pounds.

Health Disclaimer: This website provides information about health and related subjects. The information provided on this site, or in any linked materials, is for informational purposes only and is not a substitue for receiving direct professional medical expertise and / or treatment. If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency services immediately. 

Recipe & Food Disclaimer: We are not responsible for any outcome of any recipe you try from the website. Take care when using cookware including knives and other sharp or hot objects. Review all ingredients prior to ingesting to ensure you are not allergic to anything in the recipes. We do not provide any assurances or accept liability in regards to quality, nutritional value or safety when using the recipes provided on this site. 

Check your BMI Today!

See if you qualify for Weight Loss Surgery!

Take your first step by telling us a little about yourself. A coordinator will be in touch to discuss your weight loss surgery options.
All form fields required.

The following information is for calculating your Body Mass Index (BMI) to determine which surgery you qualify for.

Contacting you by phone is the fastest way to discuss your qualifications and next steps. Please make sure your phone number is accurate.

Knowing more about where you've been and want to be will allow us to have a better conversation with you about reaching your goals.