The Center for Weight Loss & Bariatrics at Centerpoint Medical Center

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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.

Obesity and Your Quality of Life

Our caring, knowledgeable weight loss surgery team wants to help you take charge of your health. Obesity can seriously affect your quality of life and it can increase your risk of other chronic, life-threatening diseases, like:

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  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Sleep apnea
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?

Knowing your weight loss surgery options is important. There is not a single solution, but rather a combination of methods to treat obesity. These “tools” are part of a comprehensive approach to help you reach and maintain a healthy weight, while improving your health. The right combination of tools and lifestyle changes are essential to a successful obesity treatment plan.

Got Questions?

Our dedicated Bariatric coordinator, Kim Smith, is here to answer your questions. Please feel free to call (816) 698-8030 or click below to email.

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Find out if you’re a candidate for weight loss surgery and what to do next.

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Find out about the different procedures offered at Centerpoint Medical Center.

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Weight Loss Classes and Support

Weight Loss Support

Learn more about our support programs and read patient success stories.

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Patient Stories

Dan Kremer trusts Centerpoint Medical Center

Dan Kremer

Easy & life changing. I’ve lost 151 pounds in 5 months.

Brian Sterling trusts Centerpoint Medical Center

Brian Sterling

I’ve lost 120lbs in 6 months. I’m now able to enjoy doing things with my wife and kids that I couldn’t before.

Weight Loss Team

Sigi P. Joseph, MD

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Kim Smith

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