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More Precision and Better Visualization

With the epidemic of obesity quickly rising in the U.S., the Obesity and Metabolism Institute at AdventHealth Celebration offers patients a choice in bariatric surgery procedures, and all of the information necessary to make an educated decision on the best practice for you.

We specialize in weight-loss surgery and weight-loss management and offer numerous programs and practices to ensure your success. It's estimated that up to two-thirds of the country’s population is overweight. As this statistic steadily rises, so does our concern for your health. We are readily available and fully prepared to offer state-of-the-art technology in weight-loss treatments, such as Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Duodenal Switch, and Revisional Bariatric Surgery. Our robotic surgical techniques minimize complications by providing our surgeons with more precision and better visualization.

Risks of Being Obese

Those diagnosed as being obese have a 40% greater chance of premature death than those of average weight. Obesity may also cause many health concerns and sometimes fatal complications such as:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Infertility, gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Osteoarthritis of weight-bearing joints
  • Respiratory problems
  • Suicide
  • Type II diabetes
  • Urinary stress incontinence

Are You a Candidate?

There are certain specific criteria that you must meet in order to be considered for bariatric surgery. If you meet any one of the following, you may be a great candidate for one of our advanced bariatric procedures, including those involving robotic surgical techniques.

  • 100 pounds or more over ideal body weight
  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater
  • Have a BMI of 35 or greater with two or more obesity-related complications and failed at non-surgical attempts to lose weight