Bon Secours St. Francis Surgical Weight Loss is a MBSAQIP Center of Excellence providing comprehensive care for patients seeking bariatric surgery. Our program helps patients improve their overall health, quality of life, and achieve long-term weight loss. Our multidisciplinary team, consisting of advanced practice providers, dietitians, exercise specialists, quality coordinator, behavioral health providers, and surgeons, work together to assist you in your journey.
Our surgeons are highly experienced and offer exemplary care to the Upstate and surrounding areas, including North Carolina. Our program continues to work toward improving the health and care of our bariatric patients by offering laparoscopic and robotic procedures.
Bariatric surgery may be an option for those who are who are 50 or more pounds overweight and have unsuccessfully tried to lose weight through diet and exercise. The two types of bariatric surgery we perform are Sleeve Gastrectomy and Gastric Bypass Surgery.
Ready to Get Started?
If you are interested in bariatric surgery and are ready for the next step or would like to learn more about St. Francis Surgical Weight Loss, please view our online seminar. Viewing the online seminar is the first step to starting the surgical process and is a requirement to move forward. Currently, we are not able to offer in-person seminars due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Watch the Online Seminar
In this seminar, you will hear from our surgeons on the following topics:
- Determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery
- Learn about the bariatric procedures performed at St. Francis Surgical Weight Loss
- Learn about the risks and benefits of bariatric procedures
After you have watched the online seminar, please see the instructions below the video for your next steps.
Once you've completed the online seminar:
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Learn more about the habits that are necessary to achieve success with surgical weight loss through our pre-operative videos
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Bon Secours St. Francis Surgical Weight Loss Manual
MyChart Activation and Video Visits
Healthy Habits Start Now
Healthy Habits Start Now
These are the recommended labs to be drawn following surgical weight loss. These can be drawn by our practice at the necessary follow up visits or can be taken to your primary care physician for lab draw and management.
Post-Operative Lab Recommendations
Post-Operative 2 Week Restart
At times after surgery, we may feel as though we have ‘gotten off track’ with healthy habits. You can use this 2 week plan to help reset and get back into the habits necessary for success with the surgical weight loss tool.
2 Week Restart
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