Successful Bariatric Procedures

Patient Stories

Our patients understand that success is a journey, not a destination—and in the lifelong battle against obesity, they are winning. With determination, help from bariatric surgery and a leading comprehensive aftercare program, our patients are reaching their goals, improving their health and changing their lives for good.

The people you see here are just a few of the success stories we’re proud to share with you. Hopefully their success will be as much of an inspiration to you as it to us.


All of my life I had been overweight, and I came to the realization I couldn’t lose my excess weight without help. 
Read more about Arthur's results from lap band surgery.




My name is Donna, and just nine months after my surgery I had lost 120 lbs., and I'm feeling great.
Read more about Donna's bariatric surgery success.




I have struggled with obesity my entire life. I knew that weight loss surgery was the only way I was going to win the battle.
Read more about Jeff's 140 lb. weight loss after gastric bypass.




I decided to have weight loss surgery when I realized that I would probably die within the next five years if I didn’t. Read more about John's bariatric surgery success.





Before surgery, my life was full of pain—both mentally and physically. Bariatric surgery has given me the world. Read more about Johnnie's life-changing bariatric surgery.





I wanted to be healthy and be able to run, jump and play with my grandchildren. One year later, I had lost 47 lbs.
Read more about Karen's stunning results from bariatric surgery.




I began researching weight loss surgery after trying and failing numerous diets. After completing my research, I finally chose to have weight loss surgery. There were several factors that influenced my decision.
Read more about Karman's bariatric surgery success. 




I have been on the heavy side all my life, but the big gains in weight occurred upon entering the work place with a desk-bound job.
Read more about Mark's bariatric surgery success. 




My name is Rhonda, and I am proud to say that I have lost a significant amount of weight thanks to bariatric surgery, specifically a sleeve gastrectomy.
Read more about Rhonda's results from a gastric sleeve resection.




Despite biological and physical risk and societal stigmas, I decided that bariatric surgery was the right choice for me. I chose to have bariatric surgery because I wanted to live to tell my story and encourage others.
Read more about Virginia's journey with gastric bypass. 




Before surgery, I was tired and my joints ached. By the fall of 2009, I said, “Okay, it’s time. I need help. I can’t do this on my own.” In March 2010, I became the CSWM's first patient.
Read more about Yvonne's continued success with bariatric surgery. 



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