Finding bariatric surgeons in Overland Park/Leawood, KS
If you are affected by obesity, you know first-hand that managing your weight and improving your health is difficult. You are not alone. More than 78.6 million American adults are obese, which accounts for one-third of the adults in our country.
Highly experienced weight loss team in the Midwest
Menorah Medical Center's comprehensive bariatric surgery program provides access to a highly experienced team of weight loss specialists caring for patients in the Midwest. Our team of surgeons have more than 60 years of combined experience in performing weight loss surgery and use the latest surgical technologies and techniques. Many of these newer options may allow for fewer incisions, less postoperative scarring and a faster overall recovery time.
To schedule an appointment or for more information, call (913) 498-7367.
Menorah Medical Center is acknowledged by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a part of the American College of Surgeons, as an Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center. We also received recognition from Blue Cross Blue Shield as a Blue Distinction Center+ with designation in Bariatric Surgery. These recognitions emphasize our ability to meet essential criteria in staffing, training , facility infrastructure and patient safety, ensuring our ability to provide advanced care for patients with severe obesity.
Personalized, experienced care
Our caring, knowledgeable weight-loss surgery team wants to help you take charge of your health. There is not a single solution, but rather a combination of methods to treat obesity. We offer a free online bariatric surgery profiler to help determine if you are a candidate for weight loss surgery or a nonsurgical procedure.
Our bariatric surgeons are dedicated to providing the latest treatment options available. We offer several surgical options for weight loss surgery, so you can receive the procedure that best fits your needs and long-term weight loss goals. Our surgeries include:
- Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
- Duodenal switch
- Revision surgical procedures
- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
- Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty
- Vertical sleeve gastrectomy
- Non-surgical weight loss procedure
Support for your weight loss journey
We are here to walk with you every step of the way. All levels of obesity treatment at Menorah Medical Center include:
- Education, nutrition counseling and meal planning with our registered dietitians
- Development of a personalized exercise plan that is right for you by our exercise physiologist
You can be referred to the program by your physician or you can refer yourself. Our multidisciplinary team will be with you every step of your journey to permanent weight loss.
Our team includes:
- Board-certified surgeons
- Registered dietitian
- Peer support groups
- Physical therapists
- Occupational therapists
- Exercise physiologists
- Medical weight loss physicians
- Bariatric coordinator
Want to learn more? Our online seminar will provide you with valuable information to help make the decision that is best for you. Start your journey below. If you have questions, please contact our bariatric coordinator at (913) 498-7367.
Bariatric surgery at HCA Midwest Health
Bariatric surgery, also commonly referred to as weight loss surgery, is generally performed on patients struggling with obesity. There are several types of bariatric surgery, but they all aim to decrease food intake with the goal of rapid weight loss.Learn about Bariatric surgery