The Surgical Weight Loss Center program is a proven care plan based on the National Institutes of Health guidelines. It has been designated an Accredited Center by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. This designation is only given to bariatric surgery centers which demonstrate high quality, low complications and outstanding outcomes for large volumes of patients. A center of excellence designation recognizes a practice for patient safety and advocacy, which provides continuous improvement of bariatric surgery.
DeKalb Medical’s Surgical Weight Loss Center in Georgia is also listed among the Aetna Institutes of Quality for Bariatric Surgery and OptumHealth’s Clinical Sciences Institute. In addition, the Surgical Weight Loss Center has earned a Blue Distinction Plus Center for Bariatric Surgery designation from Blue Cross/Blue Shield, is a CIGNA Certified Hospital for Bariatric Surgery and has been designated as a Bariatric Center of Excellence with United Health.
The DeKalb Medical Surgical Weight Loss Center accepts most insurance plans.