Weight Loss Surgery in Detroit, MI
Surgical Center Bariatric Partner
National Bariatric Link
Best Bariatric Surgeon in Detroit, MI
In Michigan 3 out of every 10 adults are obese, while 35% are overweight. National Bariatric Link has helped hundreds of patients find the right bariatric surgeon in Detroit, MI. We work with only the top bariatric surgeons in each state.
First Steps to get Started with a Bariatric Program
The first step is to determine if you are a candidate for weight loss surgery. The National Institute of Health has set forth guidelines to determine who is an appropriate candidate for bariatric surgery. If you have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 35 or greater you qualify with your insurance to get bariatric surgery. Your insurance company and your surgeon will abide by these guidelines that the NIH have for weight loss surgery.
There are about a dozen certified weight loss surgeons in Detroit, MI, but not all of them specialize in absolutely every weight loss procedure. What procedure and what surgeon is best for you and your body?
Our trained weight loss counselors and coordinators can help guide you through your entire weight loss jouney, at absolutely no cost to you! We can provide information about procedures offered in your area that are suitable for you. Let us help you find the perfect bariatric surgeon or hospital program in Detroit, MI.
We will guide you every step of the way
Get started on your weight loss journey today!
Top Center of Excellence Bariatric Program in Michigan
Our Michigan surgical partner is designated a Center of Excellence. This Facility and its associated surgeons have successfully met the requirements for a COE and provide high quality pre-operative and post-operative bariatric care.
To be a Center of Excellence Bariatric Program, the Surgeon or Hospital needs to be recognized for these 10 qualifying factors:
- Institutional Commitment to Excellence
- Surgical Volume and Outcomes
- Designated Medical Director
- Consultative Services
- Appropriate Equipment and Instruments
- Surgeon Dedication and Qualified Call Coverage
- Clinical Pathways and Standardized Operating Procedures
- Bariatric Nurses, Physician Extenders and Program Coordinator
- Patient Support Groups
- Long-Term Patient Follow-Up and Outcomes Data
What should I bring to my first appointment with the surgeon?
When you come to your first appointment, please bring the following information:
- Social security number
- Insurance card
- Any paperwork needed by your insurance carrier (Our bariatric coordinator will be able to help collect this information)
- Any past medical records
- A list of your current medications
- A letter from your primary care doctor acknowledging your interest in surgical weight loss (optional)
The Cost of Gastric Bypass in Detroit, MI
The cost of gastric bypass surgery in Detroit, MI depends on several factors such as the facility chosen to perform the procedure and the geographical location in which the patient and the facility reside. In Michigan our Bariatric Surgical Partner has the best private pay prices and accepts most major Insurances. Many insurances will cover gastric bypass and it is most likely the procedure will not cost anything to the patient. Let us verify your insurance! just complete the Insurance Verification form and we will let you know if your insurance covers Gastric Bypass Surgery.
Check if your insurance covers Gastric Bypass in Detroit, MI
The Cost of Lap Band in Detroit, MI
When talking with the surgeon about specific lap band costs, it is extremely important to question the costs of the procedure from beginning to end. The main costs to keep in mind and consider are any pre-operative tests, hospital charges, surgeon fees, and associated surgery fees. Additional costs can include nutritional counseling, follow-up care, psychological support and any follow-up medical appointments. With Lap Band there will also be the ongoing expense for fills when needed. Though most of these expensis are covered though your insurance. Let us verify your insurance! just complete the Insurance Verification form and we will let you know if your insurance covers Lap Band Surgery.
Check if your insurance covers Lap Band in Detroit, MI