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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Your Healthy Weight Loss Team

Baylor Scott & White Health – Plano and the bariatric physicians on the medical staff provide a variety of weight loss surgery solutions, including:

  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding​
  • Revisional Surgery​​​​​​
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Our Commitment to Quality

Baylor Scott & White – Plano is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). Faced with clinical evidence that the most experienced weight loss surgery programs have the lowest rates of complications, MBSAQIP was created to:

  • Recognize weight loss surgery centers that perform well
  • Help weight loss surgeons continue to improve the quality and safety of care provided

The Weight Loss Surgery Program at Baylor Scott & White – Plano has been designated a Center of Excellence by:

  • Aetna Institute of Quality
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Center of Distinction
  • Cigna Center of Excellence
  • UnitedHealthcare – OptumHealth Center of Excellence

Pre-Surgical Evaluations​

Physicians on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White – Plano offer pre-surgical evaluations for weight loss surgery.

Support for Long-Term Success

At Baylor Scott & White – Plano, we support you in your entire journey, from planning to surgery to long-term success. No matter what type of weight loss surgery you have, our support group provides the opportunity to surround yourself with people who understand and support your goals. Social support has proven to be one of the best predictors of success for lifestyle change and is an important predictor of sustained weight loss. Therefore, all patients and potential patients, as well as spouses or other supportive people in their lives, are encouraged to attend our monthly support group.

Our support group is:

  • Facilitated by licensed professionals with experience in health behavior change and weight loss
  • Designed to be informative and engaging

Call 469.814.5677 for details about our support group

Am I a Candidate for Weight Loss Surgery?

If you weigh 100 pounds or more over your ideal body weight and the usual diets have failed, surgery for weight loss can help you lose weight and keep it off.  Qualifications for surgery may vary by insurance but can include:

*Comorbid conditions caused by obesity include:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Colesterol alto
  • Alta presion sanguinea
  • Heart disease and stroke
  • Apnea del sueño
  • Asma
  • Arthritis and joint disease
  • Reflux disease and heartburn
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