Bariatric Surgery Center (Adult and Adolescent Bariatric Surgery)

Contact Us

Phone: 303-602-6232
Fax: 303-602-6234

 

Get Started by Watching Our Informational Video

This is the first step in the bariatric surgery process. Please click this link to watch a video to learn about our Bariatric Surgery Center. After watching the video, you will fill out a form below the video with your contact information that says that you are interested in moving forward in the program. This form will be sent to the bariatric coordinator. You must watch the video before filling out the form. You will then receive a call to talk about starting the bariatric process.

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Denver Health Bariatric Surgery Acrredited Center of Excellence

About the Denver Health Bariatric Surgery Center

The Denver Health Bariatric Surgery Center is the only Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)-certified hospital in Denver for both adolescents (age 16-20) and adults (age 21-65). Weight-loss surgery, called bariatric surgery, is used to help severely obese patients — patients with a body mass index of 40 kg/m2 or greater (or a body mass index of 35 kg/m2 and one or more obesity-related health problems) — lose weight and regain their health. 

Denver Health, the hospital you know and trust, has an experienced team of weight-loss experts who provide an individualized experience that leads to long-term weight-loss success. 

Our program is multidisciplinary, offering a comprehensive team approach. All pre-op appointments are done at Denver Health; we do not outsource any of the pre-op requirements. Post-op, you will see your surgeon, surgery physician assistant, psychologist and nutritionist together at your appointments.

All appointments take place on the fifth floor of the state-of-the-art Outpatient Medical Center – including all pre- and post-op surgical appointments, and all appointments with your psychologist and nutritionist. Some appointments may be available through telehealth – please talk with your provider about availability.

 

Discover a New Life! 

Weight-loss surgery can change your life. Imagine being able to keep up with your kids, take less medication, breathe without wheezing, and improve your health altogether.

Watch this video to get started.

 

Support Groups

Support groups will resume as virtual meetings via WebEx.  At this time we are not having in-person groups.  Once you are active in the program, you will be set up to receive the monthly email links to join the support groups.

Learn more about upcoming meetings here.

 

Additional Information about Bariatric Surgery

Comprehensive Accreditation

Denver Health has received a Comprehensive Center accreditation for its bariatric program from the American College of Surgeons (ACS), Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®) in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Denver Health is the only MBSAQIP-certified hospital for both adolescents and adults in Denver. This certification means our program and patient outcomes meet rigorous requirements of voluntary peer evaluation in accordance with nationally recognized standards in metabolic and bariatric surgery.  MBSAQIP-certification in adolescent bariatric surgery allows us to extend these same rigorous standards and practices to both adolescent and adult patients all under the auspices of a single, unified program at Denver Health. The American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery is the largest non-profit medical organization in the world dedicated to metabolic and bariatric surgery, and obesity-related diseases and conditions.

Conditions & Treatments

Obesity-Related Health Problems 

Bariatric Surgeries Offered

For Referring Providers

Bariatric Center fax number, for outside referrals: (303) 602-6234

 

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