Recovering from Weight Loss Surgery

Many changes will take place after surgery and the care teams at the Ascension St. Vincent’s Bariatric Weight Management Program will be with you from the moment you come out of surgery through the first few days following surgery and beyond.

Your surgeon will decide when you are ready to leave the hospital, based on your progress. Most patients spend one night in the hospital. Our care team will guide you through your personal changes post-surgery and provide you with the education to help you adjust to your new diet and lifestyle.

The Ascension St. Vincent's Program recommends the following:

  • Sipping constantly to maintain hydration
  • Regular attendance at our free peer-to-peer support group meetings before and after surgery
  • Establishing an exercise routine

The courage you had to take the first step will guide you to your success and we will be right by your side. To learn more about the recovery process, attend one of our seminars