Expert bariatric surgery in McKinney, Texas

At the Bariatric & Metabolic Institute at Medical City McKinney, we create tailored weight-loss plans to help you meet your specific weight loss goals. We know losing a significant amount of weight can be a challenge. The bariatric team is here to provide compassionate care and help you succeed with advanced surgery and educational resources.

To learn more about the bariatric services we offer at Medical City McKinney, call (972) 547-8000.

Are you a candidate for bariatric surgery?

Before you undergo bariatric surgery, we must first determine that you are a bariatric surgery candidate. Candidates for bariatric surgery must have either a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater or a BMI of 35 or greater and one of the following health conditions:

  • Type II diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Gastrointestinal disorder
  • Heart disease
  • Sleep apnea
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Lipid abnormalities

Types of bariatric surgery we offer

We offer bariatric surgery candidates a wide range of weight loss surgery options, including:

  • Gastric sleeve
  • Gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y)
  • Lap band care
  • Surgical revisions

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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.

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Disclaimer:
All information provided by this website is intended to be general in nature and should not be used as a substitute for a visit with a health care professional. No information provided in this site may be considered medical advice. The information may not be relevant for your individual situation and may be misinterpreted. HCA assumes no responsibility for how you use information obtained from this site. Before making any decisions regarding your health care, ask your personal physician.

Non-surgical weight loss services

We also offer non-surgical solutions to help you reach your weight loss goals, such as:

  • Medically managed weight loss program — We provide you with resources to help you lose weight through dietary and behavioral changes.
  • Gastric balloon — This non-surgical procedure involves inserting two balloons into your stomach and filling them with a saline solution. The balloons take up room in your stomach, helping you lose weight by curbing your appetite.

Bariatric seminar

If you are interested in bariatric surgery and would like to learn more about the surgical options we provide as well as bariatric surgery in general, we invite you to participate in our bariatric seminar.

This free class is held every other Monday at 2 p.m. in the main hospital building. You will learn about the different weight surgical options and how to prepare for the procedure.

Online bariatric seminar

To help you prepare for your bariatric procedure, we've also created a series of videos for what to expect before and after bariatric surgery. We cover topics such as bariatric surgery candidacy, insurance coverage and how to prepare for your procedure.

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