Bariatric Surgery at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
As a Bariatric Center of Excellence, the Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery Program at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC specializes in the treatment of obesity and abdominal problems in men and women. The bariatric surgical team at Magee is committed to improving the health of morbidly obese patients.
Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) may help achieve long-term weight loss, reduce or eliminate life-threatening weight-related illnesses, increase life span, and improve quality of life.
The bariatric surgeons at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC offer:
If you think you might be a candidate for bariatric surgery, the following education resources are available:
If you are planning to attend of one the information sessions, you can now register online. Visit the Health Education Calendar and click on the link under Healthy Lifestyles. You may also register for a session by calling 412-641-3632 or 1-800-533-UPMC.
Bariatric Support Groups
Bariatric surgery support groups are open to all patients and family members pursuing bariatric surgery, or who have already had a bariatric, gastric bypass or adjustable gastric band procedure. Support groups take place the second Wednesday of the month.
Reservations are not required. For additional information, please call 412-641-3632 or consult the current Bariatric Support Groups schedule.