Huntsville Hospital Services

Bariatric Surgery/Surgical Weight Loss

BlueDistinctionFor 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

Free information sessions

MBASQIPThere 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.

  • November 11, 2014
  • November 18, 2014
  • December 2, 2014
  • December 16, 2014

The Dowdle Center (corner of Governors Drive and Gallatin Street)
5 p.m.
Please R.S.V.P. (256) 265-1890

Monthly support meetings

People considering bariatric surgery and post-operative patients are also invited to attend any of our monthly support meetings:

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 Governors Drive and Gallatin Street)
5:30 p.m. - Bariatric support group for gastric band patients
6 p.m. - Bariatric support group for gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy patients
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