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It has drastically improved both my health and my quality of life. I ran two 5K’s last year, took my grandkids to a water park, and I went skiing for the first time this winter.
At PeaceHealth Bariatrics, we have highly experienced bariatric surgeons and caregivers who specialize in weight management.
Health issues related to weight can be a very sensitive topic for patients to discuss. The medical professionals at PeaceHealth Bariatrics recognize this and use their experience and understanding to offer compassionate care at our accredited site in Springfield.
Surgery takes place at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend providing you with all the benefits that come from being a patient at an outstanding regional medical facility.
In general, the criteria for weight loss surgery is based on both your age, Body Mass Index (BMI), and your health conditions that are caused or worsened by obesity. We are able to accept most insurances at PeaceHealth Bariatrics, and it is your insurance that will determine the criteria.
Here’s three things you can do now to help determine if bariatric surgery is right for you:
Instead of coming in for the in-person seminar at a scheduled time, you can watch the online seminar anytime, anywhere! Just like the in-person seminar, you'll learn about obesity, weight loss surgery, our program, our process and your next steps. You'll also hear directly from our surgeons, as well as patients who have come before you.
Get the important information you need to know for your weight loss surgery in this six part online seminar. After watching the videos, please complete the quiz below.
After you've watched the online weight loss surgery seminar and submitted the information below, please download our new patient packet. Mail, email or fax the completed form to Southwest Medical Center Specialty Clinic.
We look forward to meeting you and helping you on your weight loss journey to better health and quality of life!