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Bariatric Pre-Surger NoticeImportant Pre-Surgical Announcement

Interview with Bariatric DoctorsWatch an interview with the doctors!

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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


Check out HEALTHY HABITS. Included in this section will be new, healthy recipes and an array of tips and suggestions for healthier living.


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

Happy Spring Hope Bariatric Patients!

Spring is here, (finally!!) and along with it comes the rebirth of Mother Nature in all sorts of forms from buds, blossoms, birds and hope of a fresh start for all. Much like the opportunity found with bariatric surgery. It is a chance to take hold and run with your new tool to improve your health. Grasp the moment to moment choices and appreciate all that is yours for the taking. Exercise your right to make better choices and flourish in the rebirth. Increase your awareness and notice all that is around you; people, places, and nature. Purposefully interact and surround yourself with all the possibilities and positives of this spring. Consider increasing your activity level one step at a time. Use a pedometer to measure your steps and set up goals and challenges daily according to your capabilities. So step up to the rebirth and many challenges of spring time! It’s all there for the taking.

If you’re considering bariatric surgery, call us for details. We’re happy to answer any questions you have about these life-changing surgeries.

Hospital Locations

Heritage Valley Sewickley
Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Washington Health System, Washington Hospital
St. Clair Hospital



Welcome to Hope Bariatrics. The information on this site can help you decide if weight loss surgery is the right treatment for you.

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

Call our office, 412-741-8862, to register for our free informational seminar (see dates on the home page). Once you've attended, call to schedule your next step….our mandatory pre-surgery class.

If you view our seminar on-line, you will receive an e-mail with your quiz results and then someone from our office will call YOU, to schedule the next step... our mandatory pre-surgery class.



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

Is 2014 YOUR year?
Have you been thinking of weight loss surgery and haven't taken the necessary steps to get started? Well, let this be your year! Bariatric surgery is not just about losing weight, it's about becoming healthy. Reducing or eliminating medications like insulin, high blood pressure medicine and even C-Pap machines. We don't get a chance to go back, but we certainly can make good choices for our future. Call us so we can help you get started. We'll answer all your questions and guide you through the process. Check out our schedule of seminars in 3 locations. Call 412-741-8862, ext. 208 to register, OR view it on-line from this website. Follow the instructions to the left. Either option is a great way to get more information. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
SOCIAL NETWORKING
We are now on Facebook! Keep watching for posts from patients, doctors, and staff. This will be a valuable tool to communicate with you and keep everyone updated on the latest happenings at Hope Bariatrics.

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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Jul 17 - 11 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Hope Bariatrics Conf Center, Edgeworth Square
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Aug 06 - 11 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Hope Bariatrics Conf Center, Edgeworth Square
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Aug 06 - 2 p.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Bibro Building, Jefferson Hospital
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Aug 21 - 11 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Hope Bariatrics Conf Center, Edgeworth Square

SUPPORT GROUPS
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Jul 21 - 6 p.m.
Support Group
Wellness Center, Washington, PA
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Jul 28 - 6 p.m.
Support Group
Bibro Building, Jefferson Hospital
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Aug 11 - 6 p.m.
Support Group
Heritage Valley Sewickley
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Aug 18 - 6 p.m.
Support Group
Wellness Center, Washington, PA


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