Bariatric Surgery Program
The Bariatric Surgery Program at UI Health is an MBSAQIP-accredited Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Qualifications — the highest level of certification. Our adult, adolescent, and pediatric bariatric programs feature a multidisciplinary team of bariatric surgeons, nurse practitioners, medical consultants, dietitians, 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:
- The latest bariatric procedures, included robotic, minimally invasive bariatric surgery
- No body mass index (BMI) limit to qualify for bariatric surgery
- Revision and correction bariatric procedures for gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, and laparoscopic band procedures
- Post-surgery support, including support groups, news
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.