There are four types of bariatric procedures offered at Virtua, as well as revisional surgery to modify a previous bariatric procedure. Learn more.
Virtua celebrates and recognizes the hard work and healthy lifestyle change of patients who have successfully lost weight with bariatric sugery.
While specific dietary guidelines vary for each bariatric surgery type and patient, these plans provide the general changes to expect before and after weight-loss surgery.
Virtua Memorial Hospital is accredited as a Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center designated by Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).
Virtua Memorial has been acknowledged for its commitment to providing and supporting quality improvement and patient safety efforts for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients. As an accredited program, we have successfully demonstrated that our center meets the needs of our patients by providing multidisciplinary, high-quality, patient-centered care. Our bariatric surgery program coordinator is specially trained to assist you on your journey toward weight loss. The coordinator will guide you through Virtua’s continuum of clinical, behavioral and nutritional care. The coordinator will also answer and address any questions or concerns you have.
Meet our surgeons and talk with patients who have achieved weight-loss success.
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