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Bariatric SeminarStart the online bariatric seminar

Bariatric Pre-Surger NoticeImportant Pre-Surgical Announcement

Interview with Bariatric DoctorsWatch an interview with the doctors!

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Dr. Oz discusses the benefits of Gastric bypass surgery. Dr. Oz says “Gastric bypass surgery can help you lose weight, prevent heart disease and cancer, and reverse your type 2 diabetes virtually overnight – yet only 1% of eligible patients elect to go under the knife.

Hear more from Dr. Oz and watch the full episode online


Check out HEALTHY HABITS. Included in this section will be new, healthy recipes and an array of tips and suggestions for healthier living.


Hope Bariatrics, Geoffrey Wilcox, M.D., Michael Felix, M.D. and Heritage Valley Sewickley recently received their recertification with the American Society for Metabolic Bariatric Surgery  [click here to read more]


NUTRITION UPDATE!! - Bone Health
New Studies indicate an even greater than expected risk for osteoporosis after bariatric surgeries.  Both gastric bypass and lap band patients had higher incidence of bone loss.


If you’re planning to attend a pre-surgery nutrition class review, please call the office to verify time and date prior to attending.



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There is Hope for Success

ANNOUNCING!!

As of September 1, 2014, Hope Bariatrics will no longer be affiliated with Jefferson Hospital. However, we will soon be opening an additional office to service patients in the Washington, Jefferson, Mon Valley, and West Virginia areas. Please continue to visit our website or FaceBook for updates for the opening of this new office. In the meantime, existing and new patients can be seen in our Sewickley and our current Washington office for your continued quality care Drs. Wilcox and Felix provide.

UPMC or HIGHMARK insurance? Beginning January 1, 2015, we will continue to be able to perform your surgery at either Sewickley or Washington Hospital. Either insurance will be accepted at these facilities.

Please call 412-741-8862 for details on how you can get started on this life changing journey!

Hospital Locations

Heritage Valley Sewickley
Washington Health System, Washington Hospital
St. Clair Hospital



Welcome to Hope Bariatrics. The information on this site can help you decide if weight loss surgery is the right treatment for you.

If you are 100 pounds overweight and struggle with morbid obesity and the related health problems, there is Hope. Weight loss surgery is a safe, effective procedure that is shown to achieve significant, long-term weight loss and improvement in health.

Call our office, 412-741-8862, to register for our free informational seminar (see dates on the home page). Once you've attended, call to schedule your next step….our mandatory pre-surgery class.

If you view our seminar on-line, you will receive an e-mail with your quiz results and then someone from our office will call YOU, to schedule the next step... our mandatory pre-surgery class.



HOLIDAY PARTY!!!
ATTENTION HOPE BARIATRIC PATIENTS!!!!

We are starting a new tradition for our Holiday Celebration for 2014!
We are having a "Reveal Party". What is that you ask? It is a celebration and recognition of the new you!
Our plans are to have a Buffet Dinner at Peter's Place 1199 Washington Pike Bridgeville PA 15017 which is a centralized location for all our patients.
We will share in a meal and then "The Big Reveal". If you choose to participate we will display your before picture and present you to the group dressed in your holiday best! We at HOPE want to celebrate and validate all your hard work. So put the following date on your calendars.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 15TH 2014
6:00 PM TO 10:00 PM
COST IS $20.00 A PERSON AND YOU MAY BRING 1
GUEST PLEASE CONTACT PATRICIA AT THE SEWICKLEY OFFICE 412-741-8862 OR 724-880-8050 BY MONDAY, DECEMBER 1ST TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS.
Is 2014 YOUR year?
Have you been thinking of weight loss surgery and haven't taken the necessary steps to get started? Well, let this be your year! Bariatric surgery is not just about losing weight, it's about becoming healthy. Reducing or eliminating medications like insulin, high blood pressure medicine and even C-Pap machines. We don't get a chance to go back, but we certainly can make good choices for our future. Call us so we can help you get started. We'll answer all your questions and guide you through the process. Check out our schedule of seminars in 3 locations. Call 412-741-8862, ext. 208 to register, OR view it on-line from this website. Follow the instructions to the left. Either option is a great way to get more information. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
POD CAST MEDICAL FRONTIERS
Copy and paste the link below to hear our doctor's interview on KDKA Radio Show..Medical Frontiers. Scroll down to February 17, 2014, Bariatric Surgery. This was a live broadast on KDKA Radio.

http://www.wpahs.org/news/medical-frontiers-radio

SOCIAL NETWORKING
We are now on Facebook! Keep watching for posts from patients, doctors, and staff. This will be a valuable tool to communicate with you and keep everyone updated on the latest happenings at Hope Bariatrics.

ON-LINE SEMINAR!!! PLEASE READ
Please be sure you complete the contact information when you're taking the quiz at the end of the seminar. If you don't hear from us within a couple of business days, please call us to see if we've received your quiz. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

FOLLOW UP APPOINTMENTS
Please be sure to call our office to schedule your follow up visits. Remember, we need to see you, of course, immediately after surgery (1-2 weeks), 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, and annually. We want to celebrate your successes and help you with any issues/concerns you may have. Remember, the journey didn\'t stop at surgery....it only began!! Call the office to make your follow-up appointment. Sewickley office 412-741-8862 or Jefferson office 412-267-6260.
SEMINARS
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Sep 18 - 11 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Hope Bariatrics Conf Center, Edgeworth Square
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Oct 01 - 11:30 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Wellness Center, Washington, PA
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Oct 16 - 11 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Hope Bariatrics Conf Center, Edgeworth Square
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Nov 05 - 11:30 a.m.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
Wellness Center, Washington, PA

SUPPORT GROUPS
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Sep 08 - 6 p.m.
Support Group
Heritage Valley Sewickley
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Sep 15 - 6 p.m.
Support Group
Wellness Center, Washington, PA
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Oct 13 - 6 p.m.
Support Group
Heritage Valley Sewickley
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Oct 20 - 6 p.m.
Support Group
Wellness Center, Washington, PA


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