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Quick Facts

  • Metabolic/bariatric surgery is the most effective and long-lasting treatment for severe obesity resulting in significant weight loss and the improvement, prevention or resolution of many related diseases including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, sleep apnea and certain cancers.
  • Studies show bariatric surgery may reduce a patient’s risk of premature death by 30-50%.
  • Bariatric surgery is as safe or safer than some of the most commonly performed surgeries in America including gallbladder surgery, appendectomy and knee replacement.

Majority of bariatric surgery patients with diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and obstructive sleep apnea experience remission of these obesity-related diseases.


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Community Questions

What is the difference between surgical weight loss and non-surgical weight loss?

Surgical weight loss, known as bariatric surgery includes procedures like u003ca href=u0022/surgical-weight-loss/sleeve-gastrectomy/u0022u003egastric sleeveu003c/au003e or u003ca href=u0022/surgical-weight-loss/roux-en-y-gastric-bypass/u0022u003egastric bypassu003c/au003e, that are often covered by insurance if you meet certain criteria. Our non-surgical weight loss program includes a diet program outlined to fit your needs, with nutritional guidance, and meal plans for purchase conveniently available in our office.

How do I know if surgical or non-surgical weight loss is right for me?

The first step in determining the best option for weight loss for your specific needs and goals is to schedule a consultation with our office. You will meet with our team of u003ca href=u0022/physicians/u0022u003eleading experts in Michiganu003c/au003e, and together, we will determine the best path for you!

Does insurance cover bariatric surgery or non-surgical weight loss?

Each insurance plan is different and has different criteria to adhere to. In general, for insurance to cover bariatric surgery, your BMI must be 40 or higher, or 35 or higher with approved co-morbidities such as sleep apnea, hypertension, or diabetes. By submitting your insurance information with Grand Health Partners, once you have requested a consultation, we will be able review your specific plan and provide details of coverage during your consultation.

What can I expect during a consultation at Grand Health Partners?

During your consultation, you will meet with our providers. Our goal is to provide you with clear and concise information of how you can move forward to transformation with surgical or non-surgical weight loss! We will provide you with tons of great information and encourage you to ask any questions you have!

Where are Grand Health Partners surgeries performed?

At Grand Health Partners, we are affiliated with multiple hospital in Michigan. The location of your surgery depends on a few factors, including surgeon schedule, insurance criteria, referring physicians’ location (if applicable), staffing, and more. The location of your surgery will be discussed with one of our Coordinators during the process leading up to surgery.