UW Health Bariatric Surgery Program
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Obesity is this country's number one public health crisis affecting millions of people. The disease is complicated, progressive, can be life-threatening and may be caused by a variety of factors.
For some, the struggle with their weight and suffering, the associated health problems and social isolation lead them to consider a surgical solution to weight loss and improved quality of life.
The UW Health Bariatric Surgery Program
is a regional and state leader in Bariatric Surgery and a strong advocate for the Bariatric patient. The UW Health Bariatric Surgery Program uses a team approach to address the devastating impact of severe obesity.
Our patients work with Surgeons, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Dietitians, Health Psychologists, and other essential support staff at a single location, making it easier and more convenient for patients.
With over seven hundred bariatric surgeries performed to date, the UW Health Bariatric Surgery Program has consistently demonstrated outcomes and complication rates better than most available published data. The Program is deemed a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
Our multidisciplinary team of compassionate and experienced healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing patients the best care possible. For more information go to uwhealth.org/bariatricsurgery.