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
Free information sessions
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.
- November 11, 2014
- November 18, 2014
- December 2, 2014
- December 16, 2014
The Dowdle Center (corner of Governors Drive and Gallatin Street)
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:
Wellness Center at Medical Mall
Bariatric support group for gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric band patients
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
Learn your BMI by using a BMI Calculator.