Getting started on the road to your weight loss journey has never been
easier with Lake Huron Medical Center! If you would like comprehensive
information about bariatric surgery, we hold free informational seminars
throughout the year to explain the benefits and outcomes of bariatric
surgery. We want you understand the entire procedure and make the best
choice for you and your health. At the seminar, you will meet our bariatric
team, including the surgeon and staff who can answer any questions you have.
For a complete list of informational seminars or to request an information
packet, please call us at 810-216-1650. If you prefer to meet with one
of our experienced staff, we would be happy to meet with with you to individually
discuss your personal situation and goals, address insurance concerns
or questions, share some of our many success stories or address any concerns
you might have.
If you and your doctor have made the decision that bariatric surgery is
right for you, then you can start your application process. The process
requires completing a short application, providing insurance information
and completing health and diet surveys.Please call our bariatric team
at 810-216-1650 to receive the application packet by mail.
Following the completion of your application, a consultation will be scheduled
with a surgeon to discuss your procedure and complete your medical history.
Any recommendations for pre-operative testing that will be required will
also be made at this time and the tentative date for your surgery will
be scheduled. Following your consultation, you will meet with members
of your care team including our program coordinator, a registered dietitian
and an insurance specialist to ensure all of your individual needs are met.