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.

Weight Loss Without Surgery

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.

Weight Loss Surgical Options

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

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Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix

1111 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
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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:

  • Physical examinations
  • 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.

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