Bariatric Surgical Center
400 HEALTH PARK BLVD.
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA
Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgeons in St. Augustine, FL
In St. Augustine, FL the obesity rate is an issue, just as it is across the nation. National Bariatric Link has helped hundreds of patients find the right bariatric surgeon in St. Augustine, FL that accept your insurance and has the best bariatric program to get you to a healthy weight.
Being overweight leads to a higher risk of chronic illnesses, such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, cancer and arthritis.The important take-away from these statistics if that you do not need to be one!
Our bariatric program in St. Augustine will lower your chance for heart disease, stroke and reverse your diabetes, as well as reveral or remission of many other comorbidities caused by being overwight.
How to Start the Bariatric Process – >Pre-Qualification
The first step is to determine if you are a candidate for weight loss surgery. Your insurance company and your surgeon will abide by the NIH guidelines that determin your elegibility for weight loss surgery.
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Which Bariatric Procedure is Best for You and Your Body?
We can provide information about procedures offered in your area and suitable for you, help you find the perfect weight loss surgeon or clinic in St. Augustine, FL, assist with insurance or financing if needed, and so much more! Our trained weight loss counselors and coordinators can help guide you through your entire weight loss jouney, at absolutely no cost to you!
To Start, Do the Easy Bariatric Qualification Profile:
Gastric Bypass Surgery in St. Augustine, FL
When looking for the top surgeon for gastric bypass surgery in St. Augustine, FL you need to take into consideration several factors such as the facility chosen to perform the procedure and the geographical location in which the patient and the facility reside. Many surgical clinics offer competitive prices and if the patient has insurance, and he or she is medically eligible for the surgery (by the insurance), then most likely the procedure will not cost anything to the patient.
Lap Band Surgery in St. Augustine, FL
When talking with the surgeon about specific lap band costs, it is extremely important to question the costs of the procedure from beginning to end. The main costs to keep in mind and consider are any pre-operative tests, hospital charges, surgeon fees, and associated surgery fees. Additional costs can include nutritional counseling, follow-up care, psychological support and any follow-up medical appointments for Lap Band fills.
Gastric Sleeve Surgery in St. Augustine, FL
The Gastric Sleeve procedure is one of the leading bariatric procedures that patients are choosing. In Florida, our bariatric program that we work with has many years of experience in preforming the Gastric Sleeve. Complete the insurance verification to see if your insurance will cover this type of bariatric procedure.
After the first appointment, how long will it take before I have surgery?
This depends on your insurance provider and the criteria they require, as well as the tests and requirements our bariatric team finds necessary.
How long will I have to stay in the hospital after bariatric surgery?
Your hospital stay will depend on the type of weight loss surgery you have. Generally, hospital stays are between one and three days.
How long will I be off of work after bariatric surgery?
Again, your time off of work will depend on the type of weight loss surgery you have. After Lap Band surgery, you can return to work in about one-week. The gastric bypass (RYGB) and duodenal switch (DS) procedures average a two- to four-week recuperation.