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Presbyterian Bariatric Center

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The Presbyterian Bariatric Center

The Presbyterian Bariatric Center, a MBSAQIP Accredited Comprehensive Center, offers care and treatment for people who are significantly overweight and their obesity-related health conditions through surgical and non-surgical options, such as our medical weight loss program or laparoscopic surgery by our bariatric surgeons. Our multidisciplinary team works with you to achieve healthy weight loss and improve your overall health. Our program will provide you with individualized nutritional, lifestyle and psychological support to help you achieve the success needed for a healthier life. We are proud of our MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center accreditation, as well as our designations as members of the Aetna Institute of Quality and Optum/UnitedHealthcare Center of Excellence programs.

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What is the difference between bariatric surgery and medical weight loss (nonsurgical)?

If you are severely obese (typically 25-100+ pounds overweight), and have obesity-related health conditions like cardiac issues, high blood pressure or diabetes, you might consider bariatric surgery. Weight loss surgery modifies your stomach and changes the way your body digests and absorbs food, nutrients and some medications.

If you have smaller weight loss goals (less than 25 pounds) or do not want to have surgery, our medical weight loss team can help you lose weight under medical supervision. We’ll work with you on a personalized plan that combines nutrition, activity and lifestyle change to help you lose weight safely and effectively, without surgery.

Both options support weight loss and help you learn new habits to improve your overall health.

Services / Programs

Bariatric Surgery Medical Weight Loss (Nonsurgical)

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