Reasons to Choose Riverside Community Hospital for Your Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, isn’t right for everyone. However, for individuals who are obese and haven’t found lasting success with diet and exercise, bariatric weight loss may provide an effective solution. You can work with the bariatric weight loss specialists at Riverside Community Hospital to determine if this type of procedure might be right for you. The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Riverside Community Hospital has been named as a Center of Excellence for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. This designation reflects our hospital’s commitment to helping patients reclaim their health through bariatric weight loss.

Patient Education

One of the reasons why you might choose Riverside Community Hospital for your bariatric weight loss procedure is our dedicating to ensuring each of our patients is fully informed about the procedure and the way in which it will affect their lives. Before undergoing weight loss surgery, you’ll be required to attend a nutrition education and pre-operative education class. These classes can help get you on track for success after weight loss surgery.

Patient Support

Bariatric weight loss patients can expect to make some significant adjustments to their lifestyle choices. Many patients find that they can more easily adhere to these changes when they have a support system. The Center for Surgical Weight Loss Support Group is available for those who have had a weight loss surgery and those who are considering it. At our support group, you can learn about the options available to you and hear others share their insight with their experiences. Our support group may also assist you with developing behavior modification skills, following an exercise program, and learning about post-operative issues.

Residents of Riverside and beyond are invited to learn more about bariatric weight loss at Riverside Community Hospital. You can request a referral to our Bariatric Coordinator by calling our Consult-A-Nurse referral line at (951) 788-3000. Or, visit us on the Web to read more about bariatric weight loss.