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Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

Innovative and personalized weight loss care

The physicians and staff of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute wish to extend a warm welcome to you and your family. We would like to have the opportunity to share information with you about our program and how achieving health and wellness is possible.

Our Institute is committed to providing patient-centered care in your community. Our providers will be available close to home when you need care. We are a multi-specialty team that will work with you every step of the way. Your pathway to surgery starts here.

Bariatric surgery will change your life – physically, emotionally, and socially. At the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, we understand the difficult challenges that are experienced when attempting to maintain weight loss.

Our focus is to improve your life through surgery, education and outstanding care. If you are ready to lose weight and gain your life back, consider attending a free information session at a location that is convenient for you. Begin your weight loss journey here.

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Patient Loses Weight, Finds Better Health

Kendel feels better than she has in years. Since her sleeve gastrectomy weight-loss surgery 11 months ago, she has lost 71 pounds. She has more zip in her step and more fun on the zip line. More importantly, Kendel no longer suffers from heart disease, high blood pressure and sleep apnea. She has even reduced the amount of diabetes medication she takes.
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BMI Range Meaning
Under 19 Underweight
Between 19 and 24 Ideal
Between 25 and 29 Overweight
Between 30 and 34 Obese
Over 35 Qualifies for surgery

Hear Connie's Story 

Connie White's life was turning into a nightmare. For 12 years, she sought help for hernia issues, as well as other health-related troubles. But her medical problems continued to escalate to the point that her life was in danger.

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Accreditation

West Penn Hospital is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Bariatric Center of Excellence with the designation of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Accredited Center – Comprehensive.