Weight-loss surgery in Pensacola
- Does my current weight cause any other chronic health conditions?
- Can I commit to documented weight-loss efforts required by my insurance plan?
- Am I willing to re-evaluate my diet and exercise regimen to live a healthier life?
What to expect at a bariatric surgery consultationWeight-loss management is a step-by-step process. At Ascension Sacred Heart, we help guide and support you through every step of your journey. Our team of surgical weight-loss specialists includes a surgeon, nurse navigator, bariatric dietitian, and behavioral health support. We also have an insurance coordinator that explains insurance coverage and pre-approval requirements. Our care team helps you to understand surgical and non-surgical treatment options and lifestyle changes. We care about your physical and emotional health. Get started on your weight-loss journey by watching an online seminar.
An experienced bariatric surgeon
Ascension Surgical Weight-Loss Center's medical director, Jeffrey Lord, MD, is a nationally-recognized, ASMBS bariatric surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive bariatric surgery. He has advanced fellowship training and has worked in bariatrics for more than 25 years. Dr. Lord has performed a range of weight-loss surgeries including gastric bypass surgery, gastric sleeve surgery, lap band surgery, and bariatric revision surgery. He also provides bariatric evaluations and educates you and your family on how to build a healthy lifestyle.
Types of bariatric surgery
At Ascension Sacred Heart, our bariatric surgeons specialize in the following procedures:
- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
- Sleeve gastrectomy
- Revisions of previous weight-loss surgeries
We offer minimally invasive surgical options that may help shorten your recovery time. Our doctors and weight management care team are committed to helping you achieve your weight-loss goals.
Weight loss before and after
You will have a network of support before, during and after your weight-loss surgery. During your journey, you'll have follow-up visits with your doctor and care team at a location near you. At Ascension Sacred Heart, we also offer bariatric support groups and nutrition counseling. Your success is important to us.