About St. David's Bariatric Center
Knowledge, options, possibilities, hope & control
Welcome! St. David’s Bariatric Center has helped many individuals overcome the debilitating disease of obesity through Weight Loss Surgery. Getting you on track to a healthier lifestyle is a priority for us and our comprehensive program is designed to provide you with the highest level of patient safety and support throughout your weight loss experience. You will be surrounded with specialists in weight loss surgery, and a caring community of support and aftercare that have all been designed to provide you with the very best outcome and lasting weight loss. We are committed to providing you with the assistance, encouragement, insight, and expertise to help you succeed.
Located in Austin, Texas, St. David’s Bariatric Center is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This designation recognizes our program’s commitment to the human and physical resources necessary for providing optimal outcomes following surgery for weight loss as well as a commitment to following best practice standards of practice and entry of surgical outcomes into a national database.
Other accreditations include:
Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery – awarded by Blue Cross Blue Shield
Bariatric Center of Excellence – awarded by Optum Health
Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery – awarded by Aetna
Bariatric Center of Excellence – awarded by Cigna
A vertical sleeve gastrectomy procedure decreases the size of the stomach, limiting the amount of food that can be eaten at one time.
A gastric bypass restricts food intake and the amount of calories and nutrients the body absorbs.