Bariatric Surgery

Long-term surgical weight loss solutions 

With the weight loss services of Aurora BayCare Medical Center, you will receive a personalized weight loss plan designed by our experienced and compassionate team of specialists who understand your weight loss struggles.  In addition to several surgical weight loss options, our program includes follow-up care, nutritional counseling, psychological counseling, and an active support group.

For your convenience, we offer pre- and post-bariatric surgery clinic appointments in Green BayOshkosh and Marinette.

Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You?

Mother and daughter walkingThe decision to undergo bariatric surgery is personal and life-changing. It's a lifetime commitment. In order for your bariatric surgery to be covered by most insurances, you must meet the following NIH guidelines:

  • Body Mass Index (BMI) higher than 40, OR
  • BMI of 35 to 40 with associated health conditions
  • Multiple past attempts at weight loss
  • Ability to understand and comply with a treatment plan

Did you know that after weight loss surgery, many people greatly improve their health?*

  • 83% resolved Type II diabetes
  • 67% resolved high blood pressure
  • Our surgical patients have seen a 66.7% reduction in diabetes, while the national average for 2014 was 54.8%.
  • 94% improved high cholesterol
  • 98% resolved acid reflux
  • 74-98% resolved sleep apnea
  • 47% resolved depression
  • 41-88% resolved joint disease

Learn more about how weight loss surgery improves your health.

Weight Loss Surgery in Green Bay

Aurora BayCare is an MBSAQIP Accredited - Bariatric Surgery Center.  bariatric surgery seal

Aurora BayCare is also recognized by the BlueCross BlueShield Association as a BlueDistinction® Center for bariatric surgery. To become a BlueDistinction® Center, a facility must be evaluated by the expertise of their medical team, the amount of procedures they perform, and the outcome of their procedures. Aurora BayCare is known for providing superior care in bariatric surgery.

Find out if you’re at a healthy weight. Use our free tool to calculate your Body Mass Index.

*(sources: Buchwald, et al Bariatric Surgery – A systematic review and meta-analysis, JAMA, 2004; 292:1724-1737;Wittgrove, Laparoscopic gastric bypass, roux-en-Y – 500 patients with 3-60 month follow. Obese Surgery 2000; 10(3) 233-239; Schauer P, et al. Outcomes after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity. Ann Surg. 200; 232(4): 515-529.)

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