Center for Surgical Weight Loss

Donít let the thought of Bariatric surgery weigh you down.

Call the Center for Surgical Weight Loss at (256) 265-4373 for more information.

Center of Excellence
Blue Distinction Hospital
  • Nurse coordinator with special training to evaluate Bariatric candidates
  • Seamless referral process
  • Multiple surgical options
  • Pre- and post-operative nutrition support with a Registered Dietitian specially trained in Bariatrics
  • Dedicated recovery unit

Patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 35 and above may be candidates for surgical weight loss. Learn your BMI by using our BMI Calculator.

(256) 265-4373

There are several opportunities to learn more about surgical weight loss or receive post-op support to stay healthy and meet your nutritional goals.

Join us for any of these monthly meetings:

  • Tuesdays (dates listed below)
    Dowdle Center
    5 p.m.: Information session on surgical weight loss with Dr. Ravindra Mailapur
    Please R.S.V.P. (256) 265-1890.

    • Nov. 11
    • Nov. 18
    • Dec. 2
    • Dec. 16

  • 3rd Wednesday
    Wellness Center at Medical Mall
    10 a.m.: Bariatric support group for gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric band patients

  • 1st Thursday
    Huntsville Hospital Dowdle Center, Room 119
    (corner of Gallatin St. and Governors Dr.)
    5:30 p.m.: Bariatric support group for gastric band patients
    6 p.m.: Bariatric support group for gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy patients
    Please note that the Dec. 4 meetings have been moved to Dec. 5, 2014.