Primary Care Providers have several choices when identifying a center to which to refer patients for bariatric surgery.
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When deciding what center may be best, we believe you should consider the following:
CMBS is an Accredited Center through the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). To receive this distinction, we went through a rigorous, on-site evaluation of all aspects of our program by outside experts in weight loss surgery. This includes evaluations of our surgeons, the hospital facilities, and all program-related functions to ensure that we meet the highest quality of care in all areas of weight loss surgery. Both of our locations, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, have received this distinction.
The Center’s surgeons perform the latest in bariatric surgical procedures including laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, and laparoscopic adjustable gastric band. We also perform revisional bariatric surgery, which is often performed laparoscopically as well. All of the procedures are described in detail within our website.
We have assembled a dedicated team of dietitians, physician assistants, and behavioral therapists to provide exceptional patient-focused care. The dietitians and behavioral therapists offer individual and group counseling sessions both before and after surgery. Our physician assistants have additional office appointments to improve timely access to care. We also provide information sessions in Spanish and have medically-trained interpreter services for those patients who are more comfortable speaking in other languages.
Brigham and Women's Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery offers experience, excellence, and exceptional patient-focused care.
Call now for additional information or to sign a patient up for a free informational session at 617-732-8500. Click here to access a patient referral form.
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