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SGS/North Memorial Metabolic & Bariatric Program Receives MBSAQUIP Accreditation

May 9, 2016

The results of the Metabolic and Bariatric Accreditation Survey from November 20, 2015, are official. The American College of Surgeons’ Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, acknowledge and congratulate the bariatric team at North Memorial Medical Center on achieving a Low Acuity Center accreditation! As an accredited program, it has demonstrated that it meets the needs of patients by providing multidisciplinary, high-quality, patient-centered care. North Memorial Medical Center is committed to providing and supporting quality improvement and patient safety efforts for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients. Congratulations to Jonathan C. Gipson MD, FACS; Sarah Lippert MD; Richard Lally, Specialty Services Manager; Darla Morris-Preble RN, MBA, CAO; Rachel Miller PA-C; Elizabeth Becker, AGNP-C; Wendy Dellich, RN; Elisabeth Newton, MA; Molly Killian, Registrar; Team North Memorial and Team Specialists in General Surgery.

North Memorial Medical Center offers an integrated metabolic and bariatric surgery program to provide comprehensive care, management and planning for surgical weight loss for qualified patients. The program is a partnership with Specialists in General Surgery and headed by Jonathan C. Gipson, M.D., FACS. Visit North Memorial Bariatric and Metabolic Surgical Weight Loss for more information.