Programs : Advanced MI & Robotic Surgery
WEIGHT LOSS Program:
- Lap Band
- Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Roux-en y Gastric Bypass
- Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch
Accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Center of Excellence, the Bariatric Team at the University of Illinois at Chicago provides comprehensive care. We work with the Medical team to provide vital education in both the pre-operative and post-operative periods. Our dedicated staff provides a comprehensive approach to weight loss through medical and surgical management.
The team involves expert surgeons, internists, psychologists, dietitians, bariatric nurse practitioner, and ancillary staff.
Obesity in United States has become an epidemic with two in three adults being overweight. Many co-morbidities associated with obesity include: Type II diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, sleep apnea, respiratory problems, heart burn, depression, infertility, urinary stress incontinence, osteoarthritis and menstrual irregularities.
For those interested in the Bariatric Surgery Program at University of Illinois at Chicago, please call 312-355-1493. You will be registered in our system and scheduled for a Bariatric information session.