Weight loss surgery can be a crucial step to helping you regain your health and well-being. It’s a proven option for treating obesity, and it helps to resolve diabetes, sleep apnea, joint pain, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other conditions. At the St. Helena General, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Center we believe your success can best be accomplished by working together with a multidisciplinary team to help you address all aspects of your physical, mental, and nutritional needs.
Three Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Options. Award Winning Surgical Care.At the St. Helena General, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Center we specialize in three types of laparoscopic surgical options, including the roux-en-Y gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy and adjustable gastric band. In addition to numerous patient experience and quality awards, we recently received top honors in surgery safety and outcomes by Consumer Reports. Learn more.
Before and After Surgery. A Path to Success.Our step-by-step program includes an initial, in-depth consultation. We then help you document your goals, achievements and exercise. Psychological and nutritional evaluations put you on the right track for success. Then, pre-and post-operative education and support groups help you to get and stay on track. Ingrid Jenssen, your single point of contact from your first information session through to surgery, recovery and ongoing follow up.
Why Bariatric Surgery May Be the Best Option for Your Health.Studies show that for the severely obese, bariatric surgery is more effective at achieving and maintaining weight loss than nonsurgical treatments. As weight loss occurs, patients see improvement with type 2 diabetes, cholesterol, sleep apnea, stress urinary incontinence, joint pain and many other conditions.