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Treating Weight Loss & Obesity With Bariatric Surgery

Being significantly overweight can affect your physical, mental, and emotional health. At University of Utah Health, our bariatric surgery specialists provide the latest in surgical weight loss expertise.

Health Benefits

Bariatric surgery can improve your health by reducing or eliminating symptoms from diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea. It can also lower your chances of getting heart disease, stroke, and cancer. Learn more about bariatric surgery

Do I Qualify For Bariatric Surgery?

If you're only mildly overweight, bariatric surgery isn't for you. But if you're 100 pounds or more overweight and your health is at risk, bariatric surgery may be a great treatment option. Find out if you qualify for bariatric surgery. You may want to also learn more about our weight management program that is recommended treatment before bariatric surgery.


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Do I Qualify for Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric surgery isn't for people who are mildly overweight. Instead, it's for severely obese people who are 100 pounds or more overweight and their health is at risk.

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What Weight Loss Surgery Is Best For Me?

There are several types of bariatric surgery. Choosing the best surgery for you will depend on your weight loss goals and preferences.

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Start the Process

If you're thinking about weight loss surgery, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. We help make the process as easy as possible.

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Self-Pay Options

If your insurance doesn't cover bariatric surgery, you can pay for it using our self-pay option.

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Meet Our Patients

Finding a New Quality of Life after Gastric Bypass Surgery

“It has been a hard road, but it has been the best thing I ever did for myself.” This is how DeAnn Barfuss describes the emotional weight loss journey she embarked upon two years ago after deciding to undergo gastric bypass surgery.

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