St. Luke's Bariatric Services

Why Choose Us

Why Choose St. Luke's?

St. Luke's Weight Loss Surgery Program - Top Ten Things to Know

  1. Zero mortalities.
  2. We have no program fee; dietary evaluation and behavioral health evaluations are also free.*
  3. Average length-of-stay for bariatric surgery is 1.3 days; nearly half the national average. Complication and readmission rates continue to be well below the national average. 
  4. Our surgeons were first in the area to offer the single-incision sleeve gastrectomy.
  5. Our surgeons are dedicated full-time to bariatric surgery. 
  6. Our surgeons are fellowship-trained in bariatric surgery. 
  7. St. Luke's bariatric team also includes two full-time dietitians, two full-time social workers, two full-time RNs, and support staff dedicated completely to the bariatric program.
  8. Awarded Center of Excellence through the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
  9. Named a Blue Cross Blue Shield Center of Distinction for Bariatric Surgery.
  10. Named a Center of Excellence through Optimum Health (United Health Care), Health America Health Assurance and Cigna, and Institute of Quality for bariatrics by Aetna.

*Some insurances may require a psyche evaluation by a licensed psychologist.