If you've tried all the diets, attempted portion control and committed to an exercise program, but no matter what you do, the weight just won't come off, you may be a good candidate for weight-loss surgery. In fact, most patients lose 60-80 percent of their excess weight in just the first year.
Losing weight can:
- Reduce the risk of obesity-related illnesses
- Eliminate or reduce the need for certain medications
- Restore energy
- Increase mobility
- Improve body image
Welcome to Sanford Weight-Loss Surgery. You deserve a happy, healthy life and a program you can trust.
In Bismarck, Roux-en Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding (Lap-Band®) and sleeve gastrectomy procedures are offered by experienced and caring physicians who are there for you in your journey to weight loss. Click here to learn more about these procedures.
Providing the highest standards of care
The Bismarck region of Sanford Health is a fully-accredited Bariatric Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (MBSAQIP®), which symbolizes a commitment and accountability to providing safe, high-quality surgical care to patients.
Sanford Bismarck is also a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery, which identifies hospitals with proven expertise in delivering specialty care.
Your weight-loss team
Your journey will include several key passages: an initial consultation, months of education and preparation, surgery and recovery, and finally a new, healthy way of life. At every step of the way, you'll meet specifically-trained professionals who will work with you to obtain lifelong success.
Your Bismarck weight-loss team members include:
Advanced practice provider
Additional members of the Sanford bariatric team in Bismarck include:
- Specially-trained nurses
- Bariatric nurse coordinator
- Bariatric dietician
- Exercise physiologist
- Spiritual care
- Support groups
Take the next step
Call (701) 323-5300 or (800) 932-8758 ext. 5300 to learn more or click here to register online for a free information session.