For people with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 and above, bariatric surgery may be an appropriate way to lose weight.
Highlights of our program
- Nurse coordinator with special training to evaluate surgical weight loss candidates
- Seamless referral process
- Multiple surgical options
- Pre- and post-operative nutrition support with a registered dietitian specially trained in bariatrics
- Dedicated recovery unit
Is bariatric surgery right for you? Learn your BMI by using a BMI Calculator.
Information sessions and support groups
There are several types of bariatric surgery available through our Center for Surgical Weight Loss. You are invited to attend a free information session to learn more. People considering bariatric surgery and post-operative patients are also invited to attend any of our monthly support meetings. View the calendar below for class times and locations. Call (256) 265-4373 for more information.