MedStar Washington Hospital Center

We have a comprehensive bariatric surgical program with a multidisciplinary team of professionals:

    • Surgeons
    • Gastroenterologist
    • Clinical Nurse
    • Nurse Practitioner
    • Psychologist
    • Registered Dietitians
    • Exercise Physiologists
    • Ambulatory Practice Manager
    • Behavioral Health
    • Other associates available for consult include Pulmonologists, Cardiologists, and Radiologists

What bariatric procedures are offered at MWHC?

    • Sleeve gastrectomy (sleeve)
    • Gastric bypass
    • Adjustable gastric band (lap band)
    • Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS)
    • Revisions
  • All insurance companies require you to complete a 3-6 month medically supervised nutrition program and have a psychological evaluation.
  • Some insurance companies may require other evaluations including a sleep apnea study, an exercise tolerance evaluation, an evaluation by a cardiologist, and/or blood work.
  • Additional requirements will be discussed at your initial consult.

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