Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery
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.
The University of Kansas Health System offers bariatric weight-loss surgery for patients in Kansas City, Overland Park and surrounding areas.
About bariatric weight-loss surgery
The University of Kansas Health System offers a complete range of bariatric surgery options, including minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. With more than 15 years of experience, our board-certified bariatric surgeons use state-of-the-art, minimally invasive techniques to improve your comfort and recovery.
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.
As our patient, you will have access to:
- Bariatric coordinators
- Continued care and wellness classes
- Exercise evaluations
- Fertility support
- Low-cost exercise programs
- Patient financial counseling service
- Patient navigators
- Physical therapy
- Psychology services, including medical adherence, eating disorder and addiction support
- Smoking cessation program
- Weight-loss support groups
Bariatric weight-loss surgery services
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.
Our bariatric programs at Bell Hospital Tower at 39th Avenue and Cambridge Street in Kansas City, Kansas and Indian Creek Campus are accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. This accreditation program is a joint effort of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Our bariatric weight-loss surgery specialists
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.
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Doctors at The University of Kansas Health System are care providers and researchers at the forefront of new medical discoveries. From primary care to complex conditions, we offer hundreds of specialists.
Convenient payments with CommerceCare™
Commerce Bank has partnered with The University of Kansas Health System to bring you CommerceCare™, a fast, flexible and patient-friendly extended financing solution. With CommerceCare™, you can get many of the elective care services you want now and pay over time. CommerceCare™ offers two convenient plans so you can choose the option that works best for you.