Medical City Plano June 11, 2018

The Bariatric & Metabolic Institute at Medical City Plano offers surgical and nonsurgical options

PLANO, TX – Today, Medical City Plano opens The Bariatric & Metabolic Institute to give patients seeking surgical weight loss treatment direct access to high quality treatment for severe obesity and related health conditions.

The Bariatric & Metabolic Institute at Medical City Plano offers comprehensive and compassionate treatment for patients who have been unsuccessful in reaching weight loss goals through traditional methods such as changing diet and exercise habits.

“We know that bariatric surgery is a major life decision that typically follows a long and difficult weight loss journey, which is why we’re excited for the launch of our new program,” said Charles Gressle, CEO at Medical City Plano. “The new Bariatric & Metabolic Institute at Medical City Plano is fully equipped to help patients navigate the entire process with confidence, compassion and a comprehensive support system to help them navigate all aspects of their weight loss journey.”

The Bariatric & Metabolic Institute at Medical City Plano offers:

Added benefits of the Bariatric & Metabolic Institute at Medical City Plano is that patients have access to all pre-operative screenings and other medical requirements at one place. 

Medical City Plano offers bariatric patients:

  • All laboratory Tests
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • Comprehensive Nutritional Counseling and Monitoring
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Clearance

Approximately 15.5 million Americans suffer from severe obesity, according to the National Institutes of Health. Obesity increases the risks of illness and death because of the diseases and conditions that are commonly associated with it, including type II diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease, among other health risks. Metabolic and bariatric surgical procedures have proven to be effective in the reduction of conditions related to severe obesity.

To schedule a consultation with a surgeon at the Bariatric & Metabolic Institute at Medical City Plano, please call 214.473.7650.