Bariatric Surgery Program
The Bariatric Surgery Program at UI Health is recognized as an American College of Surgeons Level One Center of Excellence — the highest level of accreditation — and is the only medical center in Illinois certified as a Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Qualifications by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. Our adult, adolescent, and pediatric bariatric programs feature a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, nurses, medical consultants, dieticians, psychologists, and exercise physiologists to provide complete tertiary care for bariatric patients. We can manage the most challenging bariatric cases with optimal opportunity for safe and effective outcomes, and physicians across Chicagoland refer their most complex cases to UI Health.
The Bariatric Surgery Program at UI Health offers:
- Robotic-assisted, minimally invasive bariatric surgery
- Revision procedures for Gastric Bypass, Gastric Banding, and Sleeve Gastrectomy patients
- Weight-loss surgery with no body mass index (BMI) limit
- Correctional procedures from complications at other centers
Our program has been recognized as a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Optum, an Aetna Institute of Quality, and a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center+ for Bariatric Surgery.