New Weight Loss Surgery Clinic Opened April 8

New Weight Loss Surgery Clinic Opened April 8

Weight loss surgery returned to Valley Medical Center on April 8 after more than a decade, joining a comprehensive menu of services available to tackle the obesity epidemic and chronic medical conditions that result. Led by Jeffrey T. Landers, MD, FACS, LCDR-USN-RET, the Weight Loss Surgery team is committed to offering the most inclusive, caring and effective program designed to help patients achieve durable and lasting weight reduction to improve overall health and well-being.

Mutidisciplinary services available include:

  • Safe, caring and experienced surgery and care coordination team
  • Comprehensive post-operative care and support
  • Bariatric certified registered dietitian
  • Pre-surgical optimization program that integrates nutrition, physical therapy and behavior modification in partnership with Valley’s innovative Lifestyle Medicine Center
  • Mental health screening
  • Sleep study if needed

Body Mass Index (BMI) criteria for patients accepted into the program:

  • BMI 39 or greater with no other chronic conditions
  • BMI 35 or greater with one or more chronic conditions: diabetes, hypertension, degenerative joint disease, sleep apnea, etc.

Procedures offered:

  • Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Duodenal switch with biliopancreatic diversion
  • Revision from previous sleeve to bypass
  • Revision from gastric band to gastric bypass
  • Gastric band removal
  • Hiatal hernia management of bariatric patients
  • Achalasia surgery

Weight Loss Surgery Clinic
Talbot Professional Center
4011 Talbot Rd South, Suite 420
Renton, WA 98055
MAIN: 425.690.3456
FAX: 425.690.9456

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