Get Started On Your Journey to Weight Loss
Are you are considering Bariatric Surgery? Start your journey by watching our patient education video.
The information presented in our online video will help you understand the impact of morbid obesity on your body and how losing significant weight can improve your overall health and well-being.
The class also reviews contemporary surgical treatment so you can understand your options before your first appointment.
Watch Our Patient Education Video
This video will review the disease of obesity and it’s impact on the body, treatment options, surgical procedures, benefits and risks of weight loss surgery, how to be success in losing weight and maintaining your weight after weight loss surgery, and life style changes necessary. You will meet our surgeons and hear about how weight loss surgery can impact your life. Complete the short form below to get started.
Common questions & answers
Gaining a better understanding of your options promotes a successful start to your journey. You will have the opportunity to meet our bariatric team and surgeons, learn about our process and get help making an appointment. The patient education video is required for everyone who wants to enter the Bariatrics Program at NGMC. This ensures our patients have the opportunity to ask questions and feel ready for their journey.
Our bariatric program manager will walk you through the Bariatric Surgery process and discuss all things Bariatrics at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
- Surgical procedures available, including gastric bypass and vertical sleeve gastrectomy
- Non-surgical procedures available, including intragastric balloon procedures
- Risks and benefits of the procedures
- Insurance and payment options
- Life after bariatric surgery, including diet and exercise
- Our Bariatric Surgeons
- Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Bariatric & Metabolic Institute
- Longstreet Clinic Center for Weight Management
It depends on the individual insurance carrier and whether or not weight loss surgery is offered in your policy. If your policy covers weight loss surgery, your insurance provider can tell you what health requirements are necessary for coverage. Connect with our program coordinator and we’ll help you navigate the insurance process.