Why Choose Gwinnett Medical Center Bariatrics

Top 5 Reasons to Choose the Center for Weight Management

1. Experienced surgeons available 24/7.

  • Our board-certified surgeons have more than a decade of experience performing bariatric surgeries.
  • You will receive compassionate care from physicians with a comforting bedside manner.
  • All procedures are laparoscopic unless otherwise determined by your surgeon.
  • You have access to our registered nurses Monday–Friday and a bariatric surgeon 24/7.

2. Our staff of experienced professionals.

  • We pride ourselves on our high rate of insurance approvals.
  • Our highly trained team includes surgeons, certified bariatric registered nurses, registered dietitians, an exercise specialist, office coordinators, financial coordinator and a program support coordinator.
  • Our registered dietitians are also certified in diabetes education.
  • The registered nurses provide a comprehensive pre-operative educational workshop to let you know what to expect.
  • Our staff receives specialized training in caring for bariatric surgery patients and attends yearly workshops to learn the newest techniques and treatments for our patients.
  • Our staff gets to know our patients, and our patients become part of our weight loss family.

3. A culture of care that puts the patient first.

  • We are dedicated to excellence, using the most advanced techniques and equipment available to best serve our patients.
  • We put our patients and their needs first, investing in the equipment and staff education needed to ensure that we can safely treat patients of any size.
  • We are strongly committed to helping patients achieve long-term weight loss and better health, including improvement or remission of Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and sleep apnea.

4. Comprehensive support and aftercare program, including:

  • Free clothing exchange closet, so you can pick out smaller sizes as you lose the weight.
  • Free unlimited attendance to our life coaching classes.
  • Free group nutrition class.
  • Free newsletter with useable tips and educational articles.
  • Free monthly support groups where you can meet other patients who are also on the weight loss journey.
  • Free exercise class on support group night.
  • Bari Angel support program, so you have a partner who has already had bariatric surgery to use as a resource on your path to weight loss.
  • Group activity classes in belly dancing, line dancing and more.

5. An accredited and licensed program. Dedicated bariatric unit.

  • CWM is an accredited bariatric center. As an accredited bariatric surgery center, we provide not only the hospital resources necessary for optimal care of patients, but also the support resources that are necessary to address the entire spectrum of care and needs of bariatric patients. 
  • Conveniently located just one mile from Gwinnett Medical Center, our 12,000-square-foot clinic is dedicated to the needs of our patients, offering services such as nutritional consultations, psychological evaluations, individual counseling, sleep studies, office visits, support groups, life coaching, and cooking and exercise classes. We also have a satellite office conveniently located in Lawrenceville
  • Our program is owned and operated by Gwinnett Medical Center, which means we meet and exceed high quality standards, and all of our surgeries are performed in their fully accredited acute care facility.
  • Because we are owned by GMC, our staff can work seamlessly between the clinic and hospital. The same nurses you see in the clinic will help coordinate your care in the hospital, giving you continuity of care no matter where you are.
  • The dedicated bariatric unit has all private rooms for your comfort and privacy.
 

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