1111 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Excellence in Weight Loss Services
Banner – University Medicine Metabolic and Bariatric Center on the Campus of Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix offers a variety of weight loss services for adults who are somewhat overweight to obese.
Our team, including doctors, nurse practitioners, dietitians, exercise physiologists and psychologists, will help you determine what kind of surgery would be best for you, as well as help you to:
- Understand and deal with a changing self-image and emotional changes that frequently follow this type of surgery.
- Learn what, when and how to eat.
- Develop an exercise plan that you can live with.
- Provide clinical support to you and assist in answering your questions and concerns.
Our goal is to help you lose weight and keep it off, that is why we also provide lifelong support for our patients through various support groups that patients are welcome to attend before and after surgery.
Weight Loss Surgical Options
When surgery is the best option, the team at Banner – University Medicine Metabolic and Bariatric Center works with you to choose the right procedure. We offer 4 surgical options:
Non-Surgical Weight Loss Options
Our Non-Surgical Weight Loss Program is an option for patients whose BMI is unhealthy but does not qualify them for bariatric surgery. Our team assesses each patient with a combination of:
- Body composition analysis
- Metabolic/nutritional testing
- Diagnostic testing
This program focuses on lifestyle changes for long-term success.
Back on Track Program
If you have had bariatric surgery in the past and are gaining weight back, we are here to help you get back on track! This unique program helps to implement the lifestyle changes necessary to get on your weight loss journey.
Learn more about our services at one of our informational seminars.
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.
Learn more about the specialized bariatric care from the Diabetes and Endocrinology Institute, a part of the specialized and collaborative care model the Banner – University Medicine Institutes provide out of the hospital campus at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.
Find out even more about academic medicine here.