Metabolic and bariatric surgery is an effective way to lose a large amount of weight, significantly improve your health and reduce or eliminate the medications you need for obesity-related health problems.
You may have heard about it from a friend. It may have been through word-of-mouth. Your doctor could have referred you. There are many ways people may learn about metabolic and bariatric surgery.
Marshfield Clinic Health System has a team of experts who recognize the unique challenges facing those who suffer with obesity and treat every patient with the dignity, understanding and respect they deserve.
It starts with a health risk assessment
Before you can begin your journey, complete the below online assessment to see if you qualify for metabolic and bariatric surgery. This information will stay confidential.
How to qualify
To qualify, you need to have a BMI greater than or equal to 40 or a BMI greater than or equal to 35 with a co-morbidity. If you do not know your BMI, do not worry. We can help you figure out everything.
The information session
If you qualify, you are able to attend a metabolic and bariatric surgery informational session. This required class gives you an opportunity to meet our team, pick up essential information about metabolic and bariatric surgery and walk through the process.
We provide you with expert care.
Our programs meet high bariatric surgical standards and follows strict safety guidelines.
Our team works with you to help navigate the journey financially.
Our patient assistance counselors are available to provide fee estimates and answer your questions regarding billing.