At Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, our bariatric program helps patients lose weight through weight loss surgery. Our team includes doctors, nurse practitioners, dietitians, exercise physiologists and counselors – all ready to help you change your lifestyle and transform your life.
We are here to support you after surgery with ongoing education so you keep the weight off. Support services include:
The bariatric program at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson addresses the medical, behavioral and nutritional needs of our patients. Our medical team will work with you to choose the best procedure for you based on your weight, diet, gastrointestinal problems and lifestyle concerns.
Our surgical options include laparoscopic and standard sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Before scheduling an appointment, you must attend an educational seminar if you are interested in bariatric surgery.
The partnership between Banner Health and the University of Arizona brings clinical care delivery, education and research to the forefront of the patient experience.