Specialties

  • The Center for Bariatric Surgery

  • The Centers’ Weight Loss Surgery Support Team

    Our team of experienced weight loss surgery experts, work closely with your surgeon to help you achieve optimal weight loss success. We provide continuity of care and foster a collaborative environment between our team and your surgeon.  Patient and family education is an integral part of our program; offering support groups, grocery store tours and patient education materials specific to your procedure.

    For more information on the services offered by the Center for Bariatric Surgery or to find a bariatric surgeon call 303-925-4290.
     

    Our Program

    • Nutritional counseling with a registered dietician specializing in weight loss surgery and management
    • Psychological counseling with a licensed clinical social worker
    • Medically supervised pre-operative weight loss classes
    • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence accredited surgical facility with bariatric surgery trained care teams
    • Weight loss surgery support groups
    • Internet-based learning options
    • Post-operative support with our registered dietician and clinical social worker
    • On-going coordination with your bariatric surgeon
    • Grocery store tours

    An Experienced Team of Weight-Loss Professionals

    The multidisciplinary team at The Center for Bariatric Surgery is sensitive to your needs, well-educated about weight loss surgery and dedicated to helping you achieve long term success. It is comprised of:

    • Board-certified physicians & surgeons
    • Social workers
    • Program coordinator
    • Registered dietitians
    • Nurses
    • Exercise trainers and other consulting specialists


    Why Choose Our Program

    • Recognized by several local and national organizations, our program is designated a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence for the ASMBS.
    • A Bariatric Coordinator is on staff and specializes in weight loss surgery; working with patients throughout the process, provide preoperative and discharge education, and provide coordination throughout the patients hospitalization
    • Social Workers are on staff who perform preoperative evaluations, as well as ongoing counseling if needed
    • Dietitians are on staff who have vast experience with the special nutritional needs of weight loss surgery patients
    • Anesthesiologists who are skilled at working with the health concerns of obesity, and have a proven protocol to provide patients with a safe surgical experience
    • An OR Team who has the experience and expertise required to ensure quality care in a technologically advanced surgical environment
    • Nurses who are proficient and knowledgeable in the care of weight loss surgery patients
    • Furnishings, equipment, and patient gowns that are size appropriate to protect the safety and dignity of our patients
    • An aftercare program managed by our bariatric coordinator in conjunction with your bariatric surgeon; where patients are followed closely after their discharge to ensure all questions are answered and that patients remain on a successful course of weight loss following surgery

    Your First Appointment at the Center for Bariatric Surgery

    • Please plan on spending approximately three hours with us for your first appointment. You will be meeting with our bariatric coordinator who will orient you to all the services and support we provide. You will then complete a nutritional evaluation by our registered dietician. This is required by all insurance companies to obtain an authorization for surgery. Finally, you will complete a comprehensive psychological evaluation by our licensed clinical social worker who specializes in bariatric surgery.
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