Columbia Bariatric offers different types of weight loss procedures including, gastric band and gastric sleeve procedures as comprehensive surgical treatments to help patients with obesity, lose weight and keep it off. In addition to losing weight, bariatric surgery assists some patients in reducing life-threatening co-morbidities such as high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis and reflux disease.
We understand that losing weight and maintaining the weight loss over an extended period of time is difficult, but we also recognize that each individual patient has special needs. Understanding those needs allows us to promote the strong motivation and long-term commitment that are crucial to modifying eating behaviors. Our staff recognizes that altering lifetime habits requires education, emotional support and commitment. We will help you make a decision that will modify your eating behavior and assist you in making the necessary lifestyle changes that can lead you to better health.
We realize that choosing the best surgical option is a difficulty one. We invite you to explore our pages to help decide whether you are a candidate for weight loss surgery, whether we are a program for you and which procedure may be right for you.