BARIATRIC SURGEON: The bariatric surgeon uses surgical interventions to manage obesity. They have extensive training and expertise in laparoscopic bariatric surgeries such as gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and duodenal switch.
BARIATRICIAN: The bariatrician is closely involved in managing surgical and nonsurgical weight loss efforts through medication, behavior modification and nutritional interventions. The bariatrician uses evidence-based methods to support and maintain long-term weight loss.
REGISTERED DIETITIAN: The bariatric dietitian helps guide patients through the pre-operative and post-operative diet phases. The dietitian also works closely with the bariatric surgeons, bariatrician and psychologist to support long-term lifestyles changes.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT: The bariatric medical assistant has specialized experience with bariatric patients. They work closely with bariatric surgeons to ensure patients have a safe surgical experience.
PATIENT ADVOCATE: The patient advocate is in charge of helping you complete all required documents to get you approved for bariatric surgery. They help you through all of the pre-op insurance requirements