Weight loss surgery solutions in Lewisville, Texas
Bariatric surgery is a major life decision in your weight loss journey. Although it is not the right option for everyone, weight loss surgery can make a significant and positive impact for certain people, including reducing risks for related health problems and improving quality of life.
Find a bariatric surgeon or call (469) 370-2680.
As a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) accredited facility, we are committed to providing individuals in Lewisville, Texas, with the very best in weight loss surgery. We also offer non-surgical options, such as a medically managed weight loss program and a bariatric support group.
Types of bariatric surgery we offer
Weight loss surgery is performed to treat severe obesity. To determine whether you are overweight or obese, your doctor will use body mass index (BMI) calculations.
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person's weight and height. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems.
Your BMI Score is:
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If you are a bariatric surgery candidate, we offer a wide range of surgical procedures, including:
- Gastric sleeve
- Gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y)
- Lap band management
- Surgical revisions
Robotic weight loss surgery
We are proud to offer robotic surgery for gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and revision procedures. Robotic surgery results in smaller incisions, a decrease in bleeding and quicker recovery time.
Bariatric support resources
Our team at Medical City Lewisville is here to offer ongoing support throughout your weight loss journey. We provide many different educational resources and support services for life before and after bariatric surgery.
Weight loss support group
It is important to stay connected with other people who are also on their weight loss journey. These connections can help you maximize and maintain long-term weight loss.
Our Bariatric Support Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 6pm - 7pm in Classroom 3 of the Medical Arts Building. Parking is available at the Elm Street entrance. We invite you to come out and connect with others also on their weight loss journey.
To learn more about our Bariatric Support Group, please call (469) 370-2680.
Educational bariatric surgery seminars
Educating yourself on bariatric surgery is a key component to successful long-term weight loss. We highly encourage you to go through at least one of our educational seminars, either online or in person.
Online bariatric surgery seminars
We offer our bariatric surgery informational seminar online. You can view it below and contact us directly to request a consultation by calling (469) 370-2680.
If you would like to learn more about bariatric surgery, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric (ASMB) website provides a wide variety of patient resources to help you prepare for it.
On-site bariatric surgery seminars
Our on-site seminars are one hour long and held each month in Suite 104 of Medical City Lewisville's Medical Arts Building located at 475 W. Elm Street. Same-day appointments are typically available after each seminar.
You can register online for our on-site Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminar.
Medically managed weight loss program
We also offer non-surgical alternatives for individuals who want to lose weight but don't qualify for, or opt not to have, bariatric surgery. Our medically managed weight loss program includes the following:
- Medical counseling
- Personalized and evidence-based nutrition guidance from a registered dietitian
- Individualized weight loss and therapeutic exercise plan
- Physical therapy
- Medication therapy
- Lifestyle modifications
Healthy Weight Healthy Joints program
The Healthy Weight Healthy Joints program at Medical City Lewisville is a patient-centered approach designed to help you become more successful with joint replacement surgery. The team consists of medical weight loss specialists, dietitians, physical therapists and surgeons. This team can help you reach and sustain a healthy body weight, treat joint pain and achieve lifestyle goals.
Why is weight loss important before joint replacement?
Many orthopedic surgeons require you to have a BMI less than 40 prior to total joint replacement surgery, although a BMI less than 35 is preferred. To help you reach the BMI requirements for surgery, we offer two specialized pathways:
Medical weight loss pathway
We work with you to develop a personalized meal plan and exercise routine to meet your needs. The goal is for you to achieve successful weight loss and qualify for joint replacement surgery within three to six months.
Surgical weight loss pathway
Our surgical option helps you achieve weight loss through procedures, such as gastric sleeve and gastric bypass. The goal is for you to achieve successful weight loss and qualify for joint replacement surgery within six to 12 months.
Scheduling your bariatric surgery
We accept both physician referrals and self-referrals for bariatric surgery. Prior to the procedure, we highly encourage you to participate in our bariatric educational seminar, either online or in person.
Once you've attended an educational seminar, we will make an appointment with you for an initial consultation. During the initial consultation, you will meet with our team to discuss your surgery options and insurance requirements.
Bariatric clinic location
Our clinic is located in the Medical Arts Building at Medical City Lewisville in Suite 104, located at 475 West Elm St, Lewisville, TX 75057. We suggest parking in Lot F or G.
Please note, our surgeons perform bariatric surgery in the operating room (OR) located within the main hospital.
Bariatric surgery at Medical City Healthcare
Bariatric surgery, also commonly referred to as weight loss surgery, is generally performed on patients struggling with obesity. There are several types of bariatric surgery, but they all aim to decrease food intake with the goal of rapid weight loss.Learn about Bariatric surgery
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