We're a proud partner of Iowa Weight Loss Specialists! Iowa Specialty Hospital partners with Iowa Weight Loss Specialists, a leading weight loss clinic, to offer weight loss surgery to our patients. Our team provides comprehensive and effective weight loss programs, from surgical weight loss to medical weight management. Because of this outstanding commitment, Iowa Weight Loss Specialists has been named a Center of Excellence by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).
Weight Loss Surgery, or bariatric surgery, includes a number of different types of surgery for weight loss. Iowa Specialty Hospital performs gastric sleeve surgery, which involves removing approximately 75% of the stomach laparoscopically, so the stomach takes the shape of a sleeve. This helps patients lose weight by restricting food intake. With this form of bariatric surgery, the surgical advantages are greater, and the major post-operative risks are lower than the other surgical weight loss options.
This type of surgery for losing weight is performed by an experienced bariatric surgeon and backed by comprehensive weight loss services. Our medical weight management team provides health and wellness coaching, behavioral health help, and more. Gastric sleeve surgery is the first step in a lifelong journey back to a healthy weight and lifestyle.