My Weight Is Over:
Why Choose St. Vincent's For Connecticut Bariatric Surgery?
Congratulations and thanks for visiting 'My Weight Is Over', St. Vincent Medical Center's weight-loss surgery. This could be your first step towards a healthier and happier new you.
St. Vincent's Bariatric Surgery Center of Fairfield County offers you a state-of-the-art surgical center, staffed with caring, expert professionals. We are conveniently located, and offer a comprehensive program to meet your medical, surgical, and emotional needs. The success of our bariatric weight loss program is greatly enhanced by our counseling in the nutrition, exercise and psychosocial aspects of obesity.
The statistics are staggering.
Obesity is a condition that has now reached epidemic proportions worldwide.
It is believed that over 65% of the American population is obese and that obesity contributes to 300,000-500,000 deaths a year, while more than 15% of all children living in the US ages 6-19 years old are overweight. Life expectancy and quality of life are often reduced due to weight-related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, depression and sleep apnea. Additionally, many patients experience social discrimination in their families and places of employment. We commend your decision to change this pattern and are committed to helping you succeed.
What can St. Vincent's Medical Center do to help you? Our team of bariatric surgeons will work to ensure that we meet your expectations by providing the highest standards of surgical care for the treatment of morbid obesity. Our team of experienced surgeons, doctors, anesthesiologists, physican assistants, operating room staff, nurses, nutritionists, and therapists know how to care for obese patients and are committed to taking care of you before, during and after your stay with us. When choosing a Bariatric surgery program, it's helpful to keep in mind that we have a team of weight loss surgeons which means that someone will always be available to help you if you have an emergency or difficulties after your obesity surgery.
We invite you to explore this website to determine whether you are a candidate for surgery and whether we are the program for you. At St. Vincent’s Bariatric Surgery Center, the patient always comes first, and we are happy to assist you by phone, by email or in person with the utmost respect and integrity.
View our Gastric Bypass Surgery Success Stories and learn more about how St. Vincent's Medical Center can help you achieve your health and wellness goals.
For more information on obesity:
American Obesity Association: www.obesity.org
Centers for Disease Control: www.cdc.gov
Call us to learn more: 877-255-7847