Weight Loss Surgery Support
The decision to get bariatric surgery can be life changing. To succeed with weight loss in the long term, you need the right support before, during and after your weight loss surgery.
Our team includes weight loss surgeons, nutritionists and counselors, as well as other specialists. We work together, and with you, to help you not only lose weight, but keep it off.
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Before Your Bariatric Surgery
Before your surgery, we start with in-depth education to help you understand all your options. Our surgeons will discuss the benefits and risks of each so you can choose the one that is right for you. If you have insurance, we work with your carrier to take all necessary steps for your surgery to be covered.
Our team will help you prepare for surgery with:
- Dietician classes to learn about healthy lifestyle changes.
- Physical exam to ensure you are medically cleared for surgery.
- Counseling with a mental health specialists to help you mentally and emotionally prepare.
- Preoperative visit with the surgeon to discuss your procedure and answer any questions.
After Your Weight Loss Surgery
Surgery is the first of many steps in your weight loss journey. Once you are recovered from surgery, it’s important to continue with lifestyle changes. Eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help you lose weight and keep it off. We offer several resources to support you.
Bariatric Support Groups
Our bariatric support groups can help you connect with other people on their weight loss journey. You can find resources and connect with people who know what you are going through. Join one of our weight loss surgery support groups today or connect with our social media support groups online.
Exercise After Weight Loss Surgery
Exercise is also a critical lifestyle change after your surgery. Our clinical exercise physiologists can help you create an exercise plan based on your goals and fitness level. We offer two free classes with one of our experts to help you get started or setup a program for you. Find out more about our medical exercise training program.
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Nutritional Guidance for Bariatric Diets
Our team includes a group of dietitians who will help you understand how to choose healthy, high-quality foods after weight loss surgery. Making changes to your diet after surgery helps you sustain weight loss. Find out more about nutrition after weight loss surgery.
Patient- and Family-Centered Care
A weight loss journey often includes your family members, friends and loved ones. Our patient- and family-centered approach to bariatric surgery helps them get involved in your success.
By including your loved ones in your weight loss, they can be part of the positive changes in your life. They can also experience the benefits of a healthier lifestyle for themselves, which helps you sustain a healthy weight after surgery.
Take the First Step to a Healthier Life Today
Bariatric surgery may be the best way to improve your health and give you the life you deserve. Talk to our team today to learn more about weight loss surgery and how it can help you. The first step is easy, just request a weight loss consultation and we’ll get in touch with you.