Are You A Candidate for Bariatric Surgery? - Adventist HealthCare

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Are You A Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center’s Bariatric program offers a minimally invasive approach to weight loss surgery. Our advanced Laparoscopic surgery and dedicated operating room teams use specialized instruments to perform your weight loss surgery through small incisions. This approach helps speed recovery and lessens the incidence of complications.

You may be a candidate for Bariatric Surgery if:

  • You have been unsuccessful in previous dieting efforts and have regained weight.
  • You are more than 80-100lbs over your “ideal” body weight.
  • You have obesity related physical problems that interfere with employment, walking or daily activities.
  • You are between 18 and 65 years of age.
  • Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is 40 (35 and you have one or more of the following health problems):
    • High blood pressure
    • Diabetes
    • Heart disease
    • Sleep apnea
    • High cholesterol

Weight Loss Surgery

FREE Weight-loss Surgery Seminar

Register to attend a FREE seminar on the weight-loss surgery options available at Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center.

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Contact Us

For additional information about our bariatric surgery program, please contact:

Yulia Eskin, MSN, CRNP-A
Bariatric Program Coordinator
Phone: 240-826-5278

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