Bariatric Surgery Center
Choosing a Weight Loss
Choosing the right Obesity Surgeon for your Bariatric Surgery may be the most important decision you make. The surgeon who performs your gastric banding, gastric bypass, or sleeve gastrectomy procedure will also be part of your support team for years to come, so it's important for you to feel at ease with him or her. The staff at our surgeon's bariatric office will also be an important part of your support team. Our goal is to make sure that you feel well supported by the entire bariatric practice right from the start.
The Bariatric Surgery Center has thousands of doctors across the country. We are one of the largest bariatric surgery providers in the nation. By speaking with one of our Patient Coordinators we get an idea of your personality, needs and the specific surgery you are looking for. Our surgeons have solid reputations, proven track records and a high success rate in their given field. We have the best doctors in the country. Don't you deserve the best? Start this process by filling out your Client Profile. today and start that journey towards that Happy Healthy Life you are looking for.
To help you determine if a Obesity Surgeon is right for you, we've compiled a list of topics to discuss with your bariatric surgeon. We encourage you to add to this list and to ask as many questions as you want. Once you fill out your client profile we also send you a list of additional questions to ask your surgeon. Your patient coordinator will review this with you to make sure you understand the questions. You may print this list out and add to it accordingly with questions and concerns that you have personally.
Top criteria for choosing a Obesity Surgeon
Some of the most important considerations when choosing a weight loss surgeon include:
Center of Excellence (COE) designation.
COE programs are judged by strict criteria established by the Surgical Review Corporation and the American College of Surgeons. Both accrediting bodies conduct thorough on-site inspections to ensure excellent preoperative and postoperative care.
The surgeon's experience performing gastric banding, gastric bypass, or sleeve gastrectomy procedures.
Experienced gastric banding, gastric bypass, or sleeve gastrectomy surgeons have been shown to report significantly lower bariatric surgery complication rates and shorter operating times. You are entitled to ask about the number of procedures a surgeon has performed and the clinical outcomes data.
Your confidence in the Obesity Surgeon.
You may want to take the opportunity to speak with the surgeon's patients. Patients willing to refer family, friends, and other interested candidates are a good indication of the surgeon's quality.
The surgeon's commitment to your success.
Your gastric banding, gastric bypass, or sleeve gastrectomy surgeon should provide long-term care with follow-up appointments, information, and support resources.
The staff at the surgeon's office.
Your bariatric team will include the surgeon and members of the surgeon's staff, such as the program coordinator and a dietitian. You will work closely with this team before and long after surgery, so it's important for you to meet everyone and talk about how you will work together to help you reach your goals.
Whether the Obesity Surgeon is part of your insurance network.
If you have health insurance, we recommend contacting your insurance provider to see if the surgeon we place you with and the surgery you select are covered by your plan. Choosing a surgeon that is part of your insurance network can help reduce out-of-pocket costs. If you need assistance, we can show you how to work with your insurance provider. Please, Visit Our Insurance Page For More Details
To find a Obesity Surgeon / Bariatric Surgeon who meets your needs, We encourage you to fill out your Client Profile and get started today. Finding a bariatric surgeon in your city that has a solid reputation, proven track record and a high success rate in Bariatric Surgery can be time consuming. Let the Bariatric Surgery Center Help and support you through this difficult time in your life.
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