Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery

Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery

If you’re part of the 25% of American adults classified as obese, improving your diet and exercising more are the first steps toward better health. But, those steps alone may not be enough to meet your weight loss goals. A medical approach to weight management may be the best option for you.

Succeed at Losing Weight

At Banner Health, our goal is to help you be healthy and live longer. Our weight loss experts are here with the resources you need to lose weight and keep it off. Our unique, flexible weight loss program meets the medical, behavioral and nutritional needs of our patients. We offer:

  • Non-surgical weight loss programs
  • Minimally invasive bariatric surgery
  • A unique Back on Track program for those who have had bariatric surgery in the past and may be gaining weight back and need to get on your weight loss journey.

Our Weight Loss Centers at bring together a number of medical services for adults including intragastric balloons, a non-surgical endoscopic approach. We work with you to create a care plan, so you can lose weight in a way that’s healthy and sustainable.

Our centers also offer education and support groups on nutrition, exercise and psychology for all patients.

When surgery is a better option, we offer minimally invasive surgical weight loss procedures that offer a shorter recovery time and a quicker hospital stay. We offer several options, including:

Learn more about Bariatric Surgery.

Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery Services in Your Area

Learn more about weight loss and bariatric surgery care near you.

1625 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85719

Excellence in Weight Loss Surgery

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:

  • Psychological Assessment
  • Nutrition Assessment and Counseling
  • Exercise Support
  • Support Groups

Minimally Invasive Surgical Options

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 adjustable gastric band (LAP-BAND®), 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.

Academic Medicine Difference

The partnership between Banner Health and the University of Arizona brings clinical care delivery, education and research to the forefront of the patient experience. 

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