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Specializing in the most advanced type of weight-loss surgery.
Sharp Memorial Hospital's bariatric surgeons specialize in the laparoscopic technique for weight-loss (bariatric) surgery — the most advanced type of weight-loss surgery available, requiring a high level of skill and training to perform.
Extensive maintenance services, including long-term nutritional and behavioral health support groups
Low complication rate, well below the national average of 13 to 14 percent (IBSR 30 Day Data, 2001–2005)
Named an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® — this accreditation recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery
Ninety-nine percent of surgeries are performed laparoscopically
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