These are only general guidelines and not meant to replace instructions from a physician. Please talk with your physician about your specific condition.
Our surgeons perform two types of bariatric surgery:
In most cases, bariatric surgery is performed laparoscopically, but our surgeons can perform both open surgery and minimally invasive procedures.
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.
BARIATRIC (WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY) CLASSES
Patients younger than 64 who are interested in bariatric surgery can register for these classes by calling 763.780.6699 or e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To see the list of class dates and times, please check the class calendar under Patient Resources.
Our specialists will guide your bariatric surgery journey from the first phone call through your recovery and new lifestyle.
Once you watch the video you will be prompted to enter your name, email & a contact number. Our office will reach out to you to gather your insurance information and check your benefits to make this a smooth process. If you don’t hear from us you may call us at 763.760.6699.
Once your insurance benefits are checked, our office will contact you with next steps including scheduling an appointment.