Our dedicated bariatric surgeons, nurses, dietitians and clinic staff are with you every step of the way, from the preparation for surgery to the recovery and transition period following surgery. The weight loss journey is never an easy one, but at Sentara, you’ve got an entire support system that will help you reach your goal of a better, healthier life.
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program
The Sentara Weight Loss Surgery Center at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center is accredited through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
MBSAQIP works to advance safe, high-quality care for bariatric surgical patients through the accreditation of bariatric surgical centers. A bariatric surgical center achieves accreditation following a rigorous review process during which it proves that it can maintain certain physical resources, human resources, and standards of practice. All accredited centers report their outcomes to the MBSAQIP database.
MBSAQIP is a combination of the national bariatric surgery accreditation programs of The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). MBSAQIP establishes achieve one national accreditation standard for bariatric surgery centers.