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The Gastric Balloon for Weight-Loss

Lose 10-15% of total body weight in ~16 weeks without surgery, endoscopy, or anesthesia.

15 - 20 minute balloon placement in one of our medical centres.


Dr. Alexander Lukubisa
GP - R.A.M Chief Medical Director and Allurion Certified Physician 

Dr. Lukubisa is known for his empathetic and attentive approach to patient care, always eager to listen to the unique experiences of those he treats.

Guided by his leadership at Rapid Access Medical, the incorporation of the Allurion Gastric Balloon Program has taken shape. The program brings together a group of skilled healthcare experts, including certified Family Physicians, surgeons, registered nurses, dietitians, psychologists, and pharmacists. Every member of the team has undergone specialized training and holds a wealth of knowledge in the realm of the Allurion Gastric Balloon Program.

Our program offers a safe and supportive environment for individuals living with obesity, with a focus on improving their health and overall quality of life. To ensure greater access for our patients, we have established Allurion Gastric Balloon Placement Centers in multiple cities throughout Canada and Mexico.

Rapid Access Medical is officially recognized as an Independent Certified Provider of Allurion.

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"Join the movement toward your personal
transformation and let us assist you in reaching your most cherished aspirations"

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How does it work?

Swallow the Allurion Balloon in a capsule, under the guidance of our doctor without anesthesia or endoscopy. The Balloon is inflated in your stomach, checked using a quick x-ray and you’ll be on your way!


The entire procedure takes approximately 15 minutes. You will also be supported by the Allurion Connected Scale, Health Tracker, and App.

What happens to the Allurion Balloon?

During your Balloon journey, you and our healthcare team will focus on your relationship with food, goals and education to help you achieve the best weight-loss results for you, and to set you up for weight loss maintenance after the Balloon has gone. After approximately 16 weeks, the Balloon will naturally deflate and pass through your digestive system.


How Can We Help You?

The Process

Find out if Allurion Program is right for you with our guidance below.

Insurance Policy



Check if you're eligible

The Allurion Balloon helps you to lose weight safely and quickly, by making you feel full. Do you meet the following requirements?

*BMI > 27

*Aged 18-65

*Are not currently pregnant

*Do not drink alcohol excessively

*Are prepared to make the change

*No previous surgery to the stomach, oesophagus or perforated appendicitis.

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A fully supported 360-degree weight loss program

  • Free initial consultation plus 2 appointments with our certified physician.

  • 6 allied health appointments and continuous support from our healthcare team.

  • Allurion Gastric Balloon 6-month support program.

  • Procedure to implant the balloon (including all clinical fees).

  • 2 body composition measures.

  • Option to do consultations through the Allurion App.

  • Wireless Scales.

  • Health Tracker (Watch).

Compare Other Gastric Balloons

Allurion Gastric Balloon

No Surgery, No Anesthetic, No Endoscopy,

Balloon degrades and passes naturally.

Other Gastric Balloons

Patient is sedated with anesthesia. Endoscopy performed for both the placement and removal of the balloon.

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