Services At This Location
Patients and Visitors
Thank you for choosing Banner – University Medicine Metabolic and Bariatric Center. We want your initial visit and your ongoing relationship with us to progress as smoothly as possible.
You will get the most out of your visit by having your medical history completed, knowing the medications you are presently using, thinking of the questions you have for the doctor, and being aware of any prescription refills you may soon need.
Accepted Health Insurance
Banner Health accepts most major insurances. If you have any questions about coverage, please contact your insurer prior to scheduling an appointment.
Patients are asked to pay their insurance co-payment at the time of their visit. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover as well as personal checks or cash. Any outstanding balance is due within 30 days.
Pre-registration form: Please download and complete the following form and bring it with you on your first visit.
We use a minimally invasive laparoscopic technique in over 99% of our procedures. We specialize in gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, duodenal switch, adjustable gastric band and both revisions for weight regain and corrective surgery for chronic problems after previous bariatric surgery.
Each patient is evaluated by a registered dietitian, surgeon and psychologist. Our family nurse practitioner provides critical support throughout the program and helps in the extensive preoperative and postoperative education courses.
In addition, our experienced staff facilitate your authorization process. Medical weight loss therapy is provided in the office your insurance company requires it or we can work with your primary care physician to satisfy that requirement. We also offer a full adolescent bariatric program for youths aged 13 - 19 and there is no upper age limit.
Our goal at Banner – University Medicine Metabolic and Bariatric Center is it to make your transition to better health as seamless as possible.