The Bariatric Surgery Process: Steps Along the Journey to a New You

New Patient Weight Loss Consultation

When you visit our office for a new patient consultation you will spend time with your bariatric surgeon and your weight loss team and begin to build your personalized weight loss journey.

This first consultation is key to your overall weight loss success. During this visit:

  • You will meet with your surgeon to discuss and review your health history.
  • Your surgeon will explain the bariatric surgical options and will help you decide which one is right for you.
  • The patient navigator will meet with you to discuss the requirements of our program, as well as, your health insurance plan as related to bariatric surgery.

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Our Bariatric Care Team

At Ascension Borgess Bariatric Center, we offer a supportive, nurturing environment and a customized treatment approach to help you achieve your weight loss goals through either a non-surgical weight loss program or surgical weight loss procedures. Our team can provide you with the tools and support you need to make the decision that’s right for you.

Stuart Verseman

Dr. Stuart Verseman

MD, Bariatric Surgeon

West Michigan

Alain Elian

Dr. Alain Elian

MD, Bariatric Surgeon

West Michigan

Kaylynn DeCarli

Dr. KayLynn DeCarli

DO, Bariatric Medicine

West Michigan

Kelly Becker

Kelly Becker

FNP-BC, Bariatric Medicine

West Michigan

Lynne Lounsbury

Lynne Lounsbury

Nurse Practitioner, Bariatric Medicine

West Michigan

Ashley DeArmond

Ashley DeArmond

Certified Physician Assistant

West Michigan

Melissa Dusseljee

Melissa Dusseljee

Certified Physician Assistant

West Michigan

Elaine Schell

Elaine Schell

Certified Physician Assistant

West Michigan

Lisa Lobel

Lisa Lobel

Registered Dietician Nutritionist

West Michigan

Corey Shack

Corey Shack

Registered Dietician Nutrionist

West Michigan

Patti Lewis

Patti Lewis

Bariatric Patient Navigator

West Michigan

Angie Scholten

Angie Scholten

Bariatric Patient Navigator

West Michigan

Diana Haase

Diana Haase

RN, Bariatric Program Leader

West Michigan