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Weight loss surgery

Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is performed on patients with obesity. There are several types of bariatric procedures, but all focus on making modifications to the digestive system with the goal of significant weight loss.

Bariatric surgeons in Overland Park/Leawood, Kansas

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.

Health Risk Assessments

Answering a few questions can help you determine if you need to speak to your doctor.

Answering a few questions can help you determine if you need to speak to your doctor.

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.

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.

Surgery options

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.

Our Weight loss surgery Locations

Currently Viewing:

Menorah Medical Center
5721 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS 66209
 (913) 498 - 6000

Currently Viewing:

Menorah Medical Center
5721 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS 66209
 (913) 498 - 6000
Lee's Summit Medical Center
2100 SE Blue Pkwy
Lees Summit, MO 64063
 (816) 282 - 5000

17.1 miles

Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E 39th St S
Independence, MO 64057
 (816) 698 - 7000

18.9 miles