Bariatric Surgery at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County
A Bariatric Center of Excellence
The bariatric surgery program at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County has been designated a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the Surgical Review Corporation. The ASMBS Center of Excellence designation recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery. To earn a Center of Excellence designation, Lourdes Burlington underwent a series of site inspections during which all aspects of the program's surgical processes were closely examined and data on health outcomes was collected. Lourdes will continue to share information on clinical pathways, protocols and outcomes data.
Individualized Solutions in Bariatric Surgery
Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County is one of a very few institutions that offer as many bariatric surgical options, including Lap-Band, Gastric Bypass or Duodenal Switch surgery. For select patients, bariatric surgery is an important weight-loss option, and its highly experienced surgical team is there for those individuals who meet specific criteria: persons who meet body mass index guidelines, have a history of failed sustainable weight loss on supervised programs and are willing to make dramatic changes to their lifestyle. In addition, the team is now offering patients access to the Peggy Huddleston "Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster" program, which national studies have shown improves surgical outcomes.
To locate a bariatric surgeon at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County, call 1-888-LOURDES.