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Bariatric surgery at Spectrum Health

Surgical treatment of obesity is a complicated and life-changing process. Spectrum Health Bariatrics is committed to providing you with the best possible care and an exceptional experience based on your needs. 

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That’s why our team will guide you through every step of your journey. From the moment you call our office to the day you reach your goal weight and beyond, we will be there. Because your safety is our top priority, we make sure you are prepared―both mentally and physically―for what lies ahead.

Spectrum Health Bariatrics is one of the largest bariatric programs in West Michigan. It is an accredited MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center dedicated in providing high quality care for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients. When you choose Spectrum Health for surgical weight loss, you have a highly skilled team dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. Your team includes your surgeon, nurse, dietitian, behaviorist, exercise specialist and other professionals, if needed.

Throughout our program’s history, we have consistently ranked in the top ten percent of nearly 1,000 health care organizations in the country due to our superior patient satisfaction scores.

The first step in the surgical weight loss process is to attend one of our free surgical weight loss seminars.

More about bariatric surgery

Hear first-hand from bariatric patients who took back control of their lives. They no longer need diabetes and hypertension medications…and are walking daily or are living their dreams as a personal trainer. Learn how Spectrum Health’s multidisciplinary team approach to bariatrics and weight management is a recipe for success.

Benefits of bariatric surgery

Dr. Jon Schram describes weight loss surgery as a transformative tool that can help lead to a more active and healthier lifestyle. Weight loss surgery can help improve type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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