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Ascension Borgess Hospital Bariatric Center

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About Us
Deciding to get bariatric surgery takes courage. Ascension Borgess Hospital Bariatric Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan helps you every step of the way.

Weight loss management is a step-by-step process. At Ascension Borgess Hospital Bariatric Center, our weight loss doctors, care teams and bariatric surgeons will guide and support you through every step of your journey. We deliver non-surgical and surgical treatment options.

Non-surgical weight loss

Our non-surgical weight management program delivers an individualized, comprehensive approach. Through diet, exercise, lifestyle changes and medication management our team helps you develop the skills to achieve realistic goals and sustain your weight loss.

Surgical weight loss

We know that deciding to get bariatric surgery is a deeply personal decision, that's why we provide many surgical options, including:

  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric bypass

The first step of your journey starts by attending a weight loss seminar at no cost to you. Our information seminar helps you learn about our medically supervised, weight loss program, what to expect, how to modify your lifestyle, motivational tips and more.


An accredited bariatric surgery program

Ascension Borgess Hospital has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center+ in bariatric surgery. We are also a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program-Accredited Center and will motivate you every step of the way.

Bariatric patient success stories

To hear our patients’ success stories and to learn more about Ascension Borgess Hospital Bariatric Center, please visit our “Life after bariatric surgery” video series.

Care team members

When you choose Ascension Borgess Hospital Bariatric Center, you get personalized care in a comforting and supportive environment. We have a full team of weight loss specialists, including doctors specializing in nonsurgical weight loss, bariatric surgeons, nurse educators, and dietitians. We work together with one goal in mind - to help you get back to a happier and healthier life.