Getting Started

Getting Started

810-216-1650

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.

Informational Seminars
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.

Application Process
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.