Bariatrics and Medical Weight Loss
Community bariatric services offers surgical weight loss options, including adjustable gastric lap band, gastric sleeve and roux-en-y gastric bypass to help you transform your life through long-term weight loss. A medical weight loss program is also available for those who desire a non-surgical approach.
Programs and Procedures
According to the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, there are two basic approaches to weight loss surgery for obesity. Both approaches can be combined in weight loss surgery, such as gastric bypass.
- Restrictive procedures that decrease food intake.
- Malabsorptive procedures that alter digestion, thus causing the food to be poorly digested and incompletely absorbed so that it is eliminated in the stool.
Community also offers a non-surgical medical weight loss program for those who desire to lose weight with the assistance of our bariatricians.
Bariatrics and Medical Weight Loss Locations
Bariatric Surgery Support
Bariatric support groups are led by members of the bariatric services teams to provide additional support for patients undergoing lifestyle changes before and after bariatric surgery, including adjustable gastric banding, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve procedures.