Tired of fad diets?
Are you ready to improve your health?
Would you like to take less medication?

Weight loss surgery may be your solution!

Weight loss surgery has been found to be the most effective way to lose weight and keep it off. Plus, you can improve your overall health at the same time.

The first step is to learn whether bariatric surgery is right for you. You can do this by taking a few simple steps:

Talk to your primary care doctor about whether you are a candidate for the program. If so please ask for a referral to the bariatric program.

Call the Reliant Medical Group Surgery Department at (508) 368-3190.

A fully accredited program

Reliant Medical Group’s Bariatric Medicine Program at Saint Vincent Hospital has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center by the MBSAQIP. MBSAQIP’s purpose is improving and protecting the care of bariatric surgical patients.

Dr. Arcand, director of Reliant Medical Group’s Bariatric Surgery Program, on the function and benefits of bariatric surgery.

Patient Testimonial: Paul – Bariatric Weight Loss Program

We offer a team approach that includes:

  • Internal medicine providers
  • Surgeons
  • Registered dietitians
  • Psychologists
  • Physical Therapists

Why is our program right for you?

  • We have a long-term commitment to each patient.
  • We offer personal attention and support to meet each patient’s needs.
  • We provide a non-surgical track for patients not interested in surgery.
  • There is no start-up fee to join our program.
  • We have successfully done more than 1,800 surgeries.
  • Our patients LOVE our program! But don’t take our word for it… view our patient testimonials!

Before surgery we offer:

  • Private sessions in Nutrition, Behavioral Health, and Physical Therapy departments, plus some group sessions, including:
    • Intro to Exercise: Pete Valera, PTA presents an introduction to exercise and the benefits to all different body types. He explains the cardiovascular benefits of exercise and how to achieve these results. Pete presents the steps in resistance training and how to make progress to all members of the group.
  • Complete medical testing before surgery

After surgery we offer:

Why is support after surgery so important?

Bariatric surgery helps you lose weight, but it’s important to still work on your behavioral, nutritional, and exercise goals to keep the weight off and stay healthy. Research shows that people who have had steady support and follow up after bariatric surgery have had the best long-term results. Learn more about the options for support after bariatric surgery.

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