The Memorial Hospital of Tampa Weight Loss Center is designed to help patients lose weight and keep it off. We go far beyond the surgery by providing a life-changing program that includes nutritional guidance, support groups, coordination of counseling services, and personal fitness training.
Our experienced, board-certified surgeon specializes in the surgical treatment of clinically obese patients by providing the adjustable Lap-Band®.
Your Steps – Our Support
Our program will provide to you a multidisciplinary team that will help in maximizing your results. This team consists of your surgeon, a registered dietitian, registered nurse, psychologist, personal fitness trainer and coordinator. You will be accessing a program that is specifically tailored to your individual needs. This will include detailed nutritional information for both pre and post-operative periods. Additionally, the surgeon will refer you to a psychologist who will provide evaluations before surgery. You will also have access to a personal fitness trainer who will educate you on your post-operative exercise program. Finally, your care will be directed by a team of professionals including a program coordinator and clinical coordinator working along with your team to help you lose weight.
If you have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 35 or greater, or a BMI of at least 30 with existing co-morbidities, or are facing other health risks due to obesity call 813-657-2263(BAND) for information on attending a free seminar with our staff.