Sentara offers several weight loss surgery options for patients looking for permanent weight reduction. Sometimes referred to as bariatric surgery, weight loss surgery helps many people live healthier lives by relieving or eliminating many obesity-related chronic conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
Weight loss surgery at Sentara is a holistic program that involves a firm and lifelong commitment to certain lifestyle changes on the part of the patient. With this commitment, patients are encouraged to develop and maintain these healthy habits for the rest of their lives. Lifestyle changes, including healthy eating and exercise, are essential for success.
Our programs focus on comprehensive pre- and post-weight loss surgery services. We want to ensure your success by providing you with access to valuable educational, screening and weight loss support services. We offer several minimally-invasive weight loss surgery options, including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric banding, and gastric sleeve surgery.
Weight loss surgery takes place at Sentara CarePlex Hospital and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Both weight loss surgery centers have been designated "Centers of Excellence" by medical review boards and have a track record of excellent clinical outcomes and successful patient experiences, thanks to our team of experienced surgeons.
Explore this site to learn more about the health risks of obesity, new weight loss surgery options, and the excellence and expertise of Sentara's programs and surgeons.
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