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Dr. Oz discusses the benefits of Gastric bypass surgery. Dr. Oz says “Gastric bypass surgery can help you lose weight, prevent heart disease and cancer, and reverse your type 2 diabetes virtually overnight – yet only 1% of eligible patients elect to go under the knife.

Hear more from Dr. Oz and watch the full episode online


Hope Bariatrics, Geoffrey Wilcox, M.D., Michael Felix, M.D. and Heritage Valley Sewickley recently received their recertification with the American Society for Metabolic Bariatric Surgery  [click here to read more]


NUTRITION UPDATE!! - Bone Health
New Studies indicate an even greater than expected risk for osteoporosis after bariatric surgeries.  Both gastric bypass and lap band patients had higher incidence of bone loss.


If you’re planning to attend a pre-surgery nutrition class review, please call the office to verify time and date prior to attending.



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There is Hope for Success

ANNOUNCING!!

As of September 1, 2014, Hope Bariatrics will no longer be affiliated with Jefferson Hospital. However, we will soon be opening an additional office to service patients in the Washington, Jefferson, Mon Valley, and West Virginia areas. Please continue to visit our website or FaceBook for updates for the opening of this new office. In the meantime, existing and new patients can be seen in our Sewickley and our current Washington office for your continued quality care Drs. Wilcox and Felix provide.

UPMC or HIGHMARK insurance? Beginning January 1, 2015, we will continue to be able to perform your surgery at either Sewickley or Washington Hospital. Either insurance will be accepted at these facilities.

Please call 412-741-8862 for details on how you can get started on this life changing journey!

Hospital Locations

Heritage Valley Sewickley
Washington Health System, Washington Hospital
St. Clair Hospital



Welcome to Hope Bariatrics.

The following information can help you decide if bariatric (weight loss) surgery is right for you.

If you are 100 pounds overweight and struggle with morbid obesity and the related health problems, there is Hope. Weight loss surgeries are safe, effective procedures that are shown to achieve significant, long-term weight loss and improvement in health.

Hope Bariatrics is proud of the following designations and accreditations:

Our surgeons are advanced laparoscopic surgeons specializing in bariatric surgery since 2003. Meet Dr. Wilcox and Dr. Felix.

Our main office is located in Sewickley, PA with hospital locations at Heritage Valley Sewickley, Washington Health System and St. Clair Hospital.

To view our online seminar, begin by clicking on the link below. After you have viewed the seminar, complete the quiz. Be sure to submit it and include your contact information. Once we receive your results someone from our office will call you. We will review the next step and answer all of your questions.

Or you can call our office at 412-741-8862, ext. 208 to register for our free informational seminar (see dates on the home page). Once you've attended, call to schedule your next step in the process.

Visit us on Facebook for patient pictures, comments and reviews. Check out the blog our bariatric nurse specialist posts regularly. Stay connected with us before and after surgery!

Hope Bariatrics accepts all insurances. Please check with your particular plan to be sure bariatric surgery is a covered benefit.



HOLIDAY PARTY!!!
ATTENTION HOPE BARIATRIC PATIENTS!!!!

We are starting a new tradition for our Holiday Celebration for 2014!
We are having a "Reveal Party". What is that you ask? It is a celebration and recognition of the new you!
Our plans are to have a Buffet Dinner at Peter's Place 1199 Washington Pike Bridgeville PA 15017 which is a centralized location for all our patients.
We will share in a meal and then "The Big Reveal". If you choose to participate we will display your before picture and present you to the group dressed in your holiday best! We at HOPE want to celebrate and validate all your hard work. So put the following date on your calendars.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 15TH 2014
6:00 PM TO 10:00 PM
COST IS $20.00 A PERSON AND YOU MAY BRING 1
GUEST PLEASE CONTACT PATRICIA AT THE SEWICKLEY OFFICE 412-741-8862 OR 724-880-8050 BY MONDAY, DECEMBER 1ST TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS.
POD CAST MEDICAL FRONTIERS
Copy and paste the link below to hear our doctor's interview on KDKA Radio Show..Medical Frontiers. Scroll down to February 17, 2014, Bariatric Surgery. This was a live broadast on KDKA Radio.

http://www.wpahs.org/news/medical-frontiers-radio
ON-LINE SEMINAR!!! PLEASE READ
Please be sure you complete the contact information when you're taking the quiz at the end of the seminar. If you don't hear from us within a couple of business days, please call us to see if we've received your quiz. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

FOLLOW UP APPOINTMENTS
Please be sure to call our office to schedule your follow up visits. Remember, we need to see you, of course, immediately after surgery (1-2 weeks), 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, and annually. We want to celebrate your successes and help you with any issues/concerns you may have. Remember, the journey didn\'t stop at surgery....it only began!! Call the office to make your follow-up appointment. Sewickley office 412-741-8862 or Jefferson office 412-267-6260.
SEMINARS
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Nov 05 - 11:30 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Wellness Center, Washington, PA
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Nov 13 - 11 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Hope Bariatrics Conf. Center, Edgeworth Square
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Dec 03 - 11:30 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Wellness Center, Washington, PA
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Dec 04 - 11 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Hope Bariatrics, Conf. Center, Edgeworth Square

SUPPORT GROUPS
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Nov 10 - 6 p.m.
Support Group
Heritage Valley Sewickley
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Nov 17 - 6 p.m.
Support Group
Wellness Center, Washington, PA
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Dec 15 - 6 P.M.
HOLIDAY PARTY...ALL ARE WELCOME
PETER'S PLACE, BRIDGEVILLE, PA


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