From general and surgical services through emergency and specialized care, you'll discover the full range of Bon Secours health care options.
Allergy and Immunology
At the hospitals of Bon Secours, we care for patients before, during and after procedures, from simple sedations to complex surgical procedures in operating rooms. We collaborate with physicians and surgeons by supporting and caring for vital body functions while medical care is being administered.
Nearly 20 million Americans suffer from asthma. Bon Secours offers assistance with asthma management and care. For a physician referral, call 804-359-WELL . For asthma education and management, contact CARMA (Controlling Asthma in the Richmond Metropolitan Area) at 804-213-0917.
Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital has been named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the Surgical Review Corporation. Bariatric surgery helps those individuals who are morbidly obese lose weight when all other methods have failed. The St. Mary's Hospital Surgical Weight Loss Program offers specially designed equipment, patient education tools and comprehensive patient care plans. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Cullather Brain Tumor Quality of Life Center at St. Mary's Hospital strives to offer comfort and care for brain tumor patients and their families. It is a non-profit, free resource center with an emphasis on quality of life . The nurse-run facility provides practical help for coping with this life-altering condition, filling in where traditional services lack. Through an innovative collaboration between St. Mary's Hospital and the renown Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University, patients are able to tap into the extensive experience and resources of both facilities without having to leave Richmond. Call (804) 287-7809 or visit www.braintumorqol.org. HOPE, INSPIRATION AND CARE.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
Every Woman's Life is a grant funded by the Virginia Dept of Health through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It provides breast and cervical cancer screenings for women ages 40 to 64 who meet certain financial criteria. Call (804) 359-WELL for more information.
The Bon Secours Cancer Institute is a network of state-of-the-art facilities and expert physicians offering dedicated resources to battle cancer and support patients and their families. We specialize in the compassionate treatment of cancer patients, utilizing patient navigators who work with patients and families through the entire process so they are never alone. At the Cullather Center at St. Mary's Hospital, we strive to offer comfort and care for brain tumor patients and their families. The St. Mary's Hospital Cancer Resource Center is available for one-on-one consultations. Please call 287-7809 for more information. The Cancer Institute at St. Francis Medical Center is a freestanding lodge-like facility offering medical and radiation oncology, a "Sweet Reflections" boutique for unique appearance and pampering products, nutritional counseling, a café featuring healthy fare, support group space, and an education resource library. A meditation chapel and infusion gardens offer serenity and meditation space. Oncology related physician offices, a palliative care clinic; and an extensive list of tenants occupy the Cancer Institute including radiation oncologists, Virginia Cancer Institute, Commonwealth Gynecological Oncologists, Virginia Urology Center and Virginia Breast Center. For more information, call (804) 353-HOPE. OUR CANCER INSTITUTE...TREATS THE WHOLE PATIENT, INSIDE AND OUT. The art of caring...The science to cure.
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for Americans. The compassionate experts at Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute are committed to providing high-quality, innovative cardiovascular care. Our compassionate experts include some of the country’s leading physician specialists who are partnered with Bon Secours nurses and cardiovascular team members to create a uniquely positive patient experience. The Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute is exclusively available at Memorial Regional, Richmond Community, St. Mary’s, and St. Francis Hospitals.
Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute provides a comprehensive array of surgical techniques and technology to ensure all patients have the best treatment modality for their clinical condition. In addition, the Bon Secours Heart & Vascular Institute has some of the most experienced and recognized surgeons in the United States.
Surgeons at Bon Secours perform cardiac and thoracic procedures, specializing in the treatment of diseases and injuries of the heart, lung, esophagus and major blood vessels via surgical repair and removal of damaged tissues. For a physician referral, call (804)359-WELL.
Bon Secours provides outreach through the utilization of two mobile primary care health clinics. The second van was provided through a generous contribution of Anthem. These vans travel throughout the Richmond area to provide health care and education. Services include health screenings, immunizations for children, flu shots for adults, school physicals for uninsured children, and examination and treatment of sick patients who are uninsured. For more information, call (804) 359-WELL or 595-1920.
Certified Nurse Midwife
At Bon Secours, our certified nurse midwives are registered nurses with master's degrees and post-master's training. Midwives are best known for their support of women during labor and delivery. They also focus on providing health care for women throughout their lives. They possess a keen understanding of women's physical, emotional and spiritual needs. St. Francis Medical Center offers certified nurse midwives.
Bon Secours Richmond Health System is committed to the care and health of children. Our services and programs were designed with children in mind. We believe children deserve special care, from the medicine they take to the size of the chair in which they sit. We treat your children like our own. Services for children include emergency care, with St. Mary's offering a pediatric-specific emergency center. Also offered are pediatric hospitalists, pediatric intensive care services and neonatal intensive care services. Bonnie, the pediatric mascot, helps children feel better and makes guest appearances at children's events around Richmond.
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Bon Secours physicians perform colon and rectal surgical procedures including treatment for hemorrhoids, rectal and colon tumors, inflammatory bowel disease, rectal cancer and complicated anal/rectal disease, treat intestinal bleeding problems and administer colonoscopies. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
CABG is the most common cardiac surgical procedure, with over 350,000 performed in the U.S. each year. The goal is to provide more blood flow to the heart. This can be achieved by 1) off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery 2) minimally invasive and robotic coronary artery bypass surgery 3) integrated coronary revascularization, combining robotic surgery and stenting 4) endoscopic vein harvesting. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Diabetes Treatment Center
The Diabetes Treatment Center at Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital is a member of American Healthways, the nation's leading and largest provider of specialized disease management and care enhancement services. This gives us access to the most current information and most effective diabetes treatment programs available. Our program has been awarded recognition by the American Diabetes Association in accordance with the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Program.
A branch of medicine where unforeseen combinations of circumstances call for immediate medical attention. The Bon Secours guarantee in the ER is that patients will be seen or treated within 30 minutes.
Endoscopy units at our hospitals provide diagnostic procedures to patients with gastrointestinal disorders through upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, paracentesis (the sampling of abdominal fluid), video capsule endoscopy and liver biopsy procedures.
Family physicians care for patients of all ages, from newborns to the elderly, men and women, and all medical problems. Bon Secours has strong collaborations with primary care physicians in Richmond and its surrounding areas.
Foot and Ankle
Complex, constantly impacted, rugged, yet intricately balanced, feet and ankles are some of the most frequently injured areas of the human body. The Foot & Ankle Service at the Orthopaedic Institute expertly treats the broad range of foot and ankle conditions that can occur at any stage of life, from newborn to teen years and from active adults to seniors.
Gestational diabetes is one of the most commonly encountered complications of pregnancy and can cause a variety of risks to both the baby and the expectant mother. Most often, it occurs midway through the pregnancy, when the need for insulin increases. Women develop gestational diabetes when they are unable to produce enough of the additional insulin needed during pregnancy, causing their blood glucose levels to become elevated. In most women who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, glucose levels go back to normal when the baby is born.
Commonwealth Gynecologic Associates at St. Mary's Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center is the most comprehensive cancer treatment practice of its kind in the region. The goal of this tight-knit team of medical professionals is to help fight and subdue gynecological cancer. The cancer treatment you receive will be aggressive, powerful and cutting edge, all delivered in a way you will find comfortable and reassuring. When you become a part of the Bon Secours family, you'll have access to a patient navigator, someone who will work tirelessly and effectively on your behalf. (Downloadable brochure available.) You will never be alone. For more information, call 804-288-8900. BRINGING YOU THE TREATMENT YOU NEED WITH THE CARE YOU DESERVE.
Bon Secours offers a team of experts skillfully and compassionately trained to care for women of all ages. Faculty and staff are committed to addressing issues and providing women's health education programs on issues such as general wellness, mental health, gynecologic oncology, menopausal medicine, and urogynecology. For more information, go to bonsecoursforwomen.com or call (804) 359-WELL.
Hand and Upper Extremity
The Orthopaedic Institute specializes in the evaluation and treatment of injuries and musculoskeletal disorders of the hand and upper extremity. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL or visit the physician locator on this site.
Bon Secours Home Care is a recognized leader in the provision of home-based care for patients in Richmond and the surrounding area. We offer a comprehensive range of services to patients of all ages, from infants to seniors. Home care can help patients achieve continuity of care when they return home. Staff helps ease the transition and offers the comfort and support of trained professionals to assist you. Home Care Services include skilled nursing, infusion therapy, rehabilitation (adult & pediatric) and pediatric care. For more information, call (804) 627-5200.
A History of Caring and Compassion. In 1824, the Sisters of Bon Secours in Paris began providing medical, emotional and spiritual care to patients and families facing a terminal illness. As Richmond's oldest and only nonprofit hospice program, our ministry continues today as the founding principle at Bon Secours Hospice in Richmond. Our hospice team offers complete medical and nursing care, emotional and spiritual care, continuous home care, short-term inpatient care, home health/homemaker services, assistance with daily living, volunteer services and bereavement care. For more information, call hospice at 627-5360 or download our hospice brochure.
These physicians work at the request of primary doctors to serve as an extension of the primary doctor's care during a person's stay at the hospital. Bon Secours has hospitalists available to answer questions and provide care around-the-clock, day or night.
Bon Secours offers internal medicine doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. They review a patient's medical history and may perform a physical examination. They also counsel individuals who may be traveling to a foreign country that might put them at risk for an infection. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Bon Secours offers specialists in the diagnosis and management of infertility in women, including pregnancy loss, surgery and preservation of the reproductive tract. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Physicians admit patients to the Bon Secours Infusion Centers from their offices, hospitals, nursing homes, or emergency rooms. The centers provide cutting-edge infusion therapies in comfortable, compassionate settings.
Arthritis pain interferes with the ability to fully enjoy life by limiting freedom of movement and reducing the ability to function independently. If severe joint paint is preventing you from participating in your favorite activities, find out more about our joint treatment options. Call (804) 359-WELL for a physician referral.
St. Mary's Hospital, Memorial Regional Medical Center and St. Francis Medical Center offer lactation consultations and services for new mothers. A Woman's Place, a Bon Secours boutique in Innsbrook, offers a full array of breastfeeding items, accessories and personal consultations. For more information, call 545-1665 or visit bonsecoursforwomen.com.
Lymphedema is an abnormal accumulation of protein-rich fluid in the intestinal tissue that causes swelling in the arms, legs and/or trunk. Swelling occurs when venous and/or lymphatic vessels become obstructed and fluid cannot move freely through them. Click here for more information on our Lymphedema Management Centers.
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Care of mothers and babies with complications of pregnancy takes a highly skilled team, not available at every hospital. When tiny lives are at stake, that team needs to be supported by pediatric subspecialty care committed to communication and collaboration. That's what Bon Secours offers our patients. Perinatologists are obstetrician-gynecologists who have completed advanced training in the care of high risk pregnancies and births. Perinatologists are maternal fetal medicine specialist and fetal diagnosticians like Ronald Ramus, MD of Bon Secours Perinatal Services and Lisa Troyer, MD of Virginia Women's Center. These perinatologists and their teams care for mothers who are at risk of complications before the baby is born, in consultation with your OB-GYN physician or nurse-midwife. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Bon Secours offers neonatologists, pediatricians who have completed advanced fellowship training in the care of very sick or premature babies. Neonatologists often consult on high-risk prenatal care before a baby is born, and during and after delivery they lead the neonatal intensive care unit teams. At Bon Secours Richmond Health System, the neonatology teams are led by Bonnie Makdad, MD of Commonwealth Neonatology. Their neonatologists and neonatal specialty nurse practitioners staff the three Bon Secours hospital NICUs all day, every day. Bon Secours also offers Virginia's only 24/7 live camera access for parents of babies in our NICUs with our BonSecoursNICU.net, a free service for parents.
Bon Secours offers care for patients suffering from kidney disease including such issues as renal failure and hypertension. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
The Bon Secours Neuroscience department provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients suffering with neurological conditions. A specially trained staff paired with cutting-edge technology provide patients with assistance.
A surgical specialty for the treatment of diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral and sympathetic nervous system.
Bon Secours offers Virginia's only 24/7 live camera access for parents of babies in our NICUs with our BonSecoursNICU.net, a free service for parents.
Bon Secours offers birthing services at the hospitals of St. Mary's, Memorial Regional and St. Francis. Both male and female obstetricians are available. For a physician referral, call 340-BABY or visit www.bonsecoursforwomen.com.
Diet, nutrition, and physical activity all play an important role in the promotion and maintenance of “good health”. Bon Secours Richmond offers individual nutrition counseling as part of a comprehensive health care program including nutrition counseling for disease prevention and treatment of chronic health conditions. Registered Dietitians are experts at providing client-centered and evidence-based guidance in the field of nutrition and play a valuable role in assessing current diet, implementing lifestyle changes, and helping patients stay motivated to adhere
to new behaviors.
Physician referrals, self-referrals and self-pay patients are welcome. Patients should verify coverage for nutrition counseling with their insurer prior to scheduling an appointment. To schedule an appointment, please call Central Scheduling
Bon Secours’ obstetrics services provide high-quality medical care for a woman throughout her lifetime. From the moment of conception, you want the very best for your child. At Bon Secours we closely monitor your health and the health of your baby throughout your pregnancy. You can count on us to continue to provide outstanding medical care and support for the mother after the baby arrives.
For more information, go to bonsecoursforwomen.com or call (804) 359-WELL.
Off Pump Bypass Surgery
An innovative treatment for cardiac patients offered at Bon Secours is Off-Pump (beating heart) bypass surgery. This eliminates the need to place a patient on a heart-lung machine. For more information, call Cardiac Surgery Specialists at (804) 287-7840 or visit Cardiac Surgery Specialists.
The Bon Secours Cancer Institute is a network of state-of-the-art facilities and expert physicians offering dedicated resources to battle cancer and support patients and their families. We specialize in the compassionate treatment of cancer patients, utilizing patient navigators who work with patients and families through the entire process so they are never alone. At the Cullather Center at St. Mary's Hospital, we strive to offer comfort and care for brain tumor patients and their families. The St. Mary's Hospital Cancer Resource Center is available for one-on-one consultations. Please call 287-7809 for more information. The Cancer Institute at St. Francis Medical Center is a freestanding lodge-like facility offering medical and radiation oncology, a "Sweet Reflections" boutique for unique appearance and pampering products, nutritional counseling, a café featuring healthy fare, support group space and an education resource library. A meditation chapel and infusion gardens offer serenity and meditation space. Oncology related physician offices, a palliative care clinic, and an extensive list of tenants occupy the Cancer Institute including radiation oncologists, Virginia Cancer Institute, Commonwealth Gynecological Oncologists, Virginia Urology Center and Virginia Breast Center. For more information, call (804) 353-HOPE. OUR CANCER INSTITUTE...TREATS THE WHOLE PATIENT, INSIDE AND OUT. The art of caring...The science to cure.
Bon Secours offers care and consultation for issues dealing with the structure, function and diseases of the eye. In addition to general eye care, we offer treatment for challenging eye problems including glaucoma and macular degeneration. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Bon Secours provides care and treatment plans for patients with a wide variety of congenital or oral deformities, facial trauma, or infections of the teeth and surrounding bones. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with acute, chronic, traumatic and recurrent injuries and other disorders of the locomotor system, its muscular and bone parts. Bon Secours Richmond's Orthopaedic Institute offers a comprehensive, compassionate approach to the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of orthopaedic injuries and diseases with offices at all four hospital facilities. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Bon Secours Richmond's Orthopaedic Institute offers a comprehensive, compassionate approach to the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of orthopaedic injuries and diseases with offices at all four hospital facilities. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Bon Secours offers specialists who treat ear, nose, throat, head and neck disorders. Cutting edge technology and the compassionate experts at Bon Secours hospitals devise a treatment plan tailored to the unique needs of our patients. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
A subspecialty of anesthesiology that is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the entire range of painful disorders. Bon Secours partners with several providers who are experts at providing pain relief. These specialists thoroughly evaluate each patient and create a comprehensive treatment plan.
Palliative care is a medical practice consult service designed to align care with referring physicians to support the Bon Secours' mission of providing holistic, comprehensive care to our patients. Palliative Care is an interdisciplinary practice that provides patient and family-centered care that focuses on the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients. Care is provided to patients coping with a life limiting injury, all stages of serious illness or who are facing complex medical decisions. Care is always individualized based on the values and goals of our patients, their families and expert medical opinion. Palliative Care is provided at the same time as all other medical treatments and is designed to facilitate coordination of care and patient access to information. The palliative care practice currently consists of board certified Palliative Care physicians, including a Medical Director, Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, as well as Pastoral and administrative support teams. For more information, please call (804) 285-6090.
When you need help with cancer care, the Bon Secours Cancer Institute patient navigator program is there to serve you. The patient navigator will personally guide you through the health care system and help you fill out insurance forms. Navigators can help you find information and get your questions answered. This will help patients to have less delays and missed appointments and also increase their satisfaction with their health care experience. YOU ARE NOT ALONE. For more information, call (804) 353-HOPE or (804) 281-8282.
Pediatric Emergency Navigator
Bon Secours Richmond is committed to the care and treatment of children in the emergency rooms of its four hospitals. St. Mary's Hospital, in particular, offers a full-scale pediatric emergency center staffed with physicians trained in pediatric care. This emergency center features 15 treatment rooms.
Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital developed the first and only Pediatric Hospitalist program in Central Virginia. It offers around-the-clock-care, seven days a week, with a pediatrician always in the hospital. Pediatric hospitalists work at the request of a child's primary care doctor during your child's stay at St. Mary's Hospital.
Whether your child suffers from a broken bone or another more serious orthopaedic problem, you want the best possible care. Pediatric Orthopaedists at Bon Secours see rare and complex musculoskeletal conditions. They also treat everyday injuries that happen to otherwise healthy kids. Our pediatric orthopaedic surgeons offer comprehensive quality care for the complete range of complex and common orthopaedic problems, including traumatic injuries and developmental conditions that effect the bones, joints and muscles.
The utilization of pediatric specialists in pediatric pulmonology, cardiology, neurology, allergy/immunology and gastroenterology. Bon Secours Richmond Health System collaborates to provide referrals for pediatric patients with special needs.
Bon Secours offers physicians who specialize in the diagnosis, surgery and treatment of children.
Care of mothers and babies with complications of pregnancy takes a highly skilled team, not available at every hospital. When tiny lives are at stake, that team needs to be supported by pediatric subspecialty care committed to communication and collaboration. That's what Bon Secours offers our patients. Perinatologists are obstetrician-gynecologists who have completed advanced training in the care of high risk pregnancies and births. Perinatologists are maternal fetal medicine specialist and fetal diagnosticians like Ronald Ramus, MD of Bon Secours Perinatal Services and Lisa Troyer, MD of Virginia Women's Center. These perinatologists and their teams care for mothers who are at risk of complications before the baby is born, in consultation with your OB-Gyn physician or nurse-midwife. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Bon Secours collaborates with specialists who offer services designed to help patients return to work, sports or simple activities of daily living. Services include physical therapy, medical psychology, industrial rehabilitation and pain management in addition to fitness, sport centers and water therapy. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
To find a great doctor affiliated with Bon Secours Richmond Health System, call (804) 359-WELL. You may also receive health and wellness information or community information at (804) 359-WELL. Language translation services are available.
Bon Secours physicians and teams provide personalized care and treatment for plastic and reconstructive surgery patients. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL or visit the physician locator on this site.
Bon Secours provides specialists who focus on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and injury of the feet. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Bon Secours Richmond Health System offers a comprehensive network of mental health services for children and adults. Each patient is evaluated and treated based on their personal needs and requirements. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Bon Secours offers physicians providing care and treatment for patients with lung and breathing difficulties. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
The hospitals of Bon Secours offer radiology and diagnostic imaging. Services include computed tomography CT angiography, densitometry, digital mammography, digital radiography, positron emission tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, digital fluoroscopy, interventinal radiography, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound. For more information call central scheduling at 627-5660.
Research and Training
Bon Secours is dedicated to achieving excellence through clinical research and provider education, Physicians are engaged in research protocols to ensure the best possible care and outcomes.
Bon Secours is a leader in the evaluation and treatment of patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and other disorders. It is our Mission to provide compassionate care and keep each patient involved and informed of his or her treatment options and care. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
The increased public interest in exercise and fitness has resulted in higher levels of activity in people of all ages. As a result, shoulder pain and shoulder problems have become more and more common. Rotator cuff tears; arthritis; fractures; bursitis and shoulder instability; including acute dislocations, are among the most common conditions that bring patients to Bon Secours for help. Call (804) 359-WELL for a physician referral, or visit our physician locator on this site.
Disorders of the spine affect people of all ages. These disorders can be acute or chronic problems that can become increasingly debilitating, causing pain and interfering with everyday activities. The spine specialists at the Orthopaedic Institute diagnose and treat chronic back pain and acute spinal disorders, incorporating minimally invasive spine surgery. We work with groups specializing in spine treatment that rely on the newest techniques and procedures to reduce pain, promote healing, and speed up recovery in the spine and neck. For a physician referral, call 359-WELL.
Affiliated sports medicine physicians have national reputations for quality of care and innovation. Sports medicine specialists include physicians who have been fellowship trained in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine. Their experience allows them to provide a comprehensive approach to managing injuries that prevent patients from attaining their goals in sporting, recreational or occupational activities. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Each year around 750,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke, which is the nation's third leading cause of death. St. Mary's Hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO.) The level of stroke care exceeds the standards set by the Joint Commission. JCAHO also sited St. Mary's for its application of current research and for designing a stroke program with a fully interdisciplinary team engaged in the care of all acute stroke patients.
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
Bon Secours surgeons use the following procedures to treat aneurysms, potentially deadly bulges that form in arteries: minimally invasive thoracic aortic endograft procedures and surgery for thoracoabdominal aneurysms. For more information, call (804) 287-7840.
The Heart & Vascular Institute at Bon Secours offers physicians and specialists performing surgery on the chest including the chest wall, heart, lungs and esophagus. For a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
Valve Repair and Replacement Surgery
Surgery on the heart valve is the second most common cardiac surgical procedure performed. Bon Secours cardiac specialists use the following techniques to repair and replace faulty valves: 1) mitral valve repair 2) minimally invasive and robotic mitral valve repair 3) mitral valve replacement 4) aortic valve replacement. For more information or a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.
A vascular surgeon is specially trained to perform surgery involving vessels in any part of the body, including the extremities.
Weight Loss Surgery
For people struggling with obesity, diets and medication don't always work. Only one treatment is scientifically proven to effectively alleviate morbid obesity: surgical weight loss. Surgical Weight Loss & Wellness Services at St. Mary's Hospital focus on the complete health of our patients before, during and after surgery. Gastric bypass surgery, or bariatric surgery, is a procedure that shrinks the stomach size in order to help facilitate significant, permanent weight loss. Procedures offered include Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic and Lap Band. For more information or a physician referral, call (804) 359-WELL.