About Us

At The University of Kansas Health System, we provide exceptional, comprehensive care and support for those seeking bariatric surgery and metabolic care. Whether you want to improve your overall health or a weight-related condition, our specialists can help. Our goal is to support your weight-loss journey with the resources you need so you can get back to what matters most.

To schedule an appointment or learn more about bariatric surgery, call 913-588-1227 or request your appointment online. The University of Kansas Health System offers weight-loss surgery for people in Kansas City, Overland Park and surrounding areas.

Your weight-loss options

Our surgeons offer all of today’s most current techniques for bariatric surgery. They will meet with you and discuss which procedure is right for you based on your current health, your goals and your specific needs.

Your weight-loss surgery options include:

Comprehensive services

In addition to your surgery, The University of Kansas Health System provides a variety of programs and resources to make your weight-loss successful. Our goal is to help you achieve long-lasting, positive outcomes to improve your health. We understand bariatric surgery is only successful when it is a part of a healthy lifestyle. That’s why we provide comprehensive services to support you through your entire weight-loss journey.

In addition to your procedure, you will have access to:
  • Bariatric coordinators
  • Dietitians
  • Insurance coordinators
  • Patient navigators
  • Exercise evaluations
  • Physical therapy
  • Infusions
  • Psychologists
  • Medical adherence support
  • Eating disorder support
  • Addiction support
  • Weight-loss support groups
  • Continued care and wellness classes

Experienced surgeons

Weight-loss surgery requires the expertise of a skilled, experienced surgeon for the best possible outcome. Our bariatric specialists have performed thousands of weight-loss surgeries since 2002 and offer the most current techniques for minimal downtime. All are fellows of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. You can trust your procedure will be performed to the highest standards of safety and care.