Nikki: Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery

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Nikki: Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery


“It’s nerve-wracking, but in the end it is an amazing feeling. It’s like a miracle.”

— Nikki


Meet Nikki, who began to develop very serious health issues because of her weight. Since having the gastric sleeve pediatric bariatric surgery procedure at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, in Wilmington, Del., Nikki has lost more than 98 pounds and is a healthy, active teenager.