Unsuccessful losing weight with traditional weight loss solutions? You’re not alone, as many patients struggle with losing weight even after multiple efforts. At St. Joseph’s Health, we provide various surgical procedures that are clinically proven to help patients lose weight – safely and permanently.
Types of Bariatric Surgery:
Who is eligible for weight loss surgery?
Patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 40 or over 35 with one of the following conditions:
High blood pressure
Type 2 diabetes
Inability to achieve a healthy weight loss for a long period of time
Obesity is a serious medical condition associated with diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and sleep apnea. As well as, many cancers, infertility, heartburn, and overall shorter life expectancy. Weight gain is a complex process that requires treatment.
A Patient’s Life Changing Journey
Why St. Joseph’s?
When it comes to your health, you want to put your care in the very best hands, and you want to do it close to home. You will find both at St. Joseph’s health. Our expert physicians provide a multidisciplinary approach for your success – before, during and after surgery.
“Excellence in bariatric surgery begins with a personalized treatment plan that addresses your individual weight loss goals. Then, together, we decide on the safest and most effective surgical option for you.”
– Toghrul Talishinskiy, MD, Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Click the video below to hear more about the Gastric Sleeve.