Bariatric surgery in 3 steps


Are you eligible for
bariatric surgery?

If you have a Body Mass Index (BMI) ≥ 40 or are more than 100 pounds overweight you could be a candidate for bariatric surgery.



Get more information about bariatric surgery.

Minimally invasive surgeries mean faster recovery time, smaller external scars, and may mean less internal scar tissue.



Get your questions answered at a free seminar.

We believe that this seminar helps patients understand that bariatric surgery is a serious commitment to changing their lives.


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Our Bariatric Specialists

Dr. Averbach

A native of Moscow, Russia, Dr. Andrew Averbach is a board certified general and bariatric surgeon with more than 30 years of experience. Dr. Averbach has performed more than 3,500 weight loss procedures since 2002, and they have been safe, effective, and helped people change their lives and transform their lives for good.


Dr. Hamdallah

Dr. Isam Hamdallah earned his medical degree at the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) School of Medicine in 2000. A native of Amman, Jordan, he continued his education and training as a surgical resident in various rotations in the United Kingdom.


Find out more about Bariatric Surgery

Live seminar

A seminar on the benefits and requirements of bariatric surgery is the first step towards being admitted to the Saint Agnes program.

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Saint Agnes offers online seminars which also fulfil the requirement to begin pursuing minimally invasive laparoscopic bariatric surgery through our program.

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Meet us

Dr. Hamdallah and Dr. Averbach joined the Saint Agnes Bariatric Surgery Center in 2002, and have since performed more than 4,000 bariatric procedures.

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Contact us today to find out if our treatments can help you reach your optimal health, or to schedule an appointment.

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In Affiliation With Saint Agnes Healthcare


For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes Hospital has been dedicated to the art of healing by providing exceptional care to the greater Baltimore area. Built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, Saint Agnes is committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come.