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Bariatrics

When you're ready to find a healthier you, explore bariatric care from Noble Health Alliance's member hospitals. Although the road to weight loss can be confusing and hard to navigate, Noble Health Alliance's member hospitals take the journey with you. Use our respected, comprehensive programs, services and support to help you reach your goals.

Significant overweight or obesity increases the risk of heart attack or stroke, reduces mobility and can cause chronic healthy problems including diabetes and hypertension. Bariatric surgery offers a proven alternative for many who have not been able to achieve the necessary weight loss to improve health.

Weight loss surgery for a healthier future

Discover what weight loss surgery can do to help extend your health and future. Bariatric surgery procedures available through Noble Health Alliance members include:

  • Gastric banding (LAP Band)
  • Vertical sleeve gastrectomy
  • Roux-en Y gastric bypass
  • Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch

In addition to these surgical options, you can also take advantage of physical therapy and nutrition consultations to help you continue on your road to successful weight loss.

Am I a candidate for weight loss surgery?

You may be considered for weight loss surgery if you:

  • Weight 100 pounds or more above your ideal body weight
  • Have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more 
  • Have a BMI of 35-40 with high risk-related conditions or major physical problems that impair your life
  • Have tried all healthy methods of losing weight
  • Have weight-induced medical problems such as diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea or joint pain

Health Advocate

Health Advocate is a free service to Noble member health system employees to help you navigate any healthcare or insurance-related issues.

You can use Health Advocate to schedule a doctors appointment, understand coverage or claim issues, get services for certain family members, navigate serious illness, and more!

For more information, call Health Advocate at 866-695-8622 or visit the special Health Advocate web page for Noble Health Alliance member health system employees.

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