It always takes a team to help you reach your goals. Ascension Saint Agnes bariatric surgeons and team members form strong bonds with our patients that begin with your first seminar, continue into all of your appointments preparing you for your procedure and provide support over the years to come. Our patients tell us they value the special ongoing relationship that comes from having a surgeon who knows you, your history, what causes you to struggle, and what makes you come alive.
Since 2001 our surgeons have performed more than 10,000 bariatric procedures. Ascension Saint Agnes program has been recognized by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and the American College of Surgeons Fully Accredited Comprehensive Center of Excellence for bariatric surgery. The program has helped more patients than any other hospital in the state.
To learn more about weight loss surgery, find out if you might qualify for the procedure, or if you have questions about the other minimally invasive GI surgeries that we perform, call the office at 667-234-8725 to schedule a consultation appointment today.
While bariatric surgeries are most commonly equated with weight loss, there are a number of other GI problems that can be surgically treated when other, less invasive methods have failed. For example, surgery might relieve acid reflux, hernias, gallbladder pain, and more. Drs. Averbach, Hamdallah, and Swift perform advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic surgeries and procedures like:
Ascension Saint Agnes bariatric surgery adheres to the highest current standards of care and is fully credentialed Comprehensive Bariatric Program by MBSAQIP, a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Besides this professional endorsement, our program maintains separate credentialing for bariatric surgery centers of choice from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Aetna, Cigna and UnitedHealthcare insurance companies.
For more than 150 years, Ascension 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, Ascension Saint Agnes is committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come.