Center for Bariatrics
About Our Center for Bariatrics
The Center for Bariatrics at Bayshore Community Hospital has been designated a “Center of Excellence” by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). This designation reflects the commitment and ability of our team to consistently deliver safe and effective evidence-based care, and meets the established criteria set forth for our physicians and the Hospital.
The ASMBS is the largest society for bariatric surgery in the world, dedicated to improving public health and well being, and advancing the art and science of metabolic and bariatric surgery by continually improving the quality and safety of care, and treatment of people living with obesity and related diseases.
At the Center for Bariatrics at Bayshore Community Hospital, our expert physicians work together with you and our dedicated staff of nurses, nutritionists, and administrators to assure the best possible results.
Our approach to our patients is highly personal. We create individual care plans based on your unique situation. Our dedicated team consists of highly qualified and experienced surgeons, nutritionists, and psychologists in order to ensure the best possible outcome for each and every patient. Our multidisciplinary team provides you with a complete executive level evaluation before surgery and continuous education and support after surgery.
We are with you every step of the way, from your first phone call, through your surgery, and after surgery. After surgery, we become your resource, ensuring that you receive the most appropriate support for outstanding lifelong outcomes.
Long-term Weight Loss Success
For people suffering from the lifelong disease of morbid obesity, bariatric surgery can be a powerful tool that allows people the ability to manage their condition. The surgery works using both malabsorption and restriction; therefore, patients do not absorb some calories and nutrients and are satisfied with smaller portions of food.
Of course, bariatric surgery is a tool, not a cure. For the surgery to be effective long term, it must be used properly. Through lifestyle changes such as regular exercise and a healthy food plan, many patients are able to make a long-term change for better health.
To find out more about the Center for Bariatrics, be sure to register for one of our information seminars
Read our article in Healthviews to see how bariatric surgery changed the life of one local dad.
Karl Strom M.D., nationally-recongized bariatric surgeon and medical director for the Center for Bariatrics at Bayshore discusses the benefits of bariatric surgery in managing type 2 diabetes:
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