After Bariatric Surgery

Find support in the days, weeks and years after bariatric surgery from the experienced team at Adventist HealthCare in Maryland.

What to Expect

Right after surgery, your providers will help you feel comfortable in the recovery room and provide high-quality postoperative, or post-op, care.

The time it takes to heal after surgery and the amount of weight you lose depend on the type of surgery and other factors. Most people lose weight quickly and continue to lose weight for 18 to 24 months after surgery if they follow recommended lifestyle changes.

When to Call Your Doctor

Talk to your provider if you have:

  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Pain
  • Weight gain or no loss of weight

Lifelong Support & Services

Build relationships with professionals who will answer questions, offer help and cheer you on. For the rest of your life, access and benefit from:

Your provider may recommend other Adventist HealthCare services, such as mental health counseling.

Take the First Step

Register to attend a free, online webinar to learn more about bariatric surgery options and what to expect as a patient.

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