Weight Loss Surgery

bariatric surgery

Healthier Weight for a Healthier Life

If you’ve tried a healthy diet and exercise and your health is still at risk from being overweight, turn to the Rochester Regional Health Bariatric Surgery team. We'll achieve your goals together—and support your well-being for the rest of your life. Contact our team of compassionate, bariatric surgery experts to get started.

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  • Bariatric Surgery Procedures

    From gastric bypass surgery to laparoscopic duodenal switch and gastric sleeve surgery, our expert bariatric surgeons are experienced in providing a wide variety of surgical options to fit your needs. If you're a candidate for surgery, start your weight loss journey today. 

    Learn More about Your Surgical Options
  • Bariatric Surgery Online Seminar

    If you are considering weight loss surgery, you can learn more about every piece of the journey with the help of our online seminar. Follow the prompts and watch our online bariatric seminar today.

    Watch Our Seminar
  • Am I A Bariatric Surgery Candidate?

    Using guidelines set by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), our bariatric surgery team carefully considers if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery. Most candidates have a Body Mass Index of 40 or greater, as well as one or more obesity related health condition.

    Is Bariatric Surgery Right for You?
  • Billing and Insurance

    Questions about billing and insurance can make a hospital stay even more stressful. We're here to help you navigate your insurance policy and answer any questions you may have about what is covered. 

    Learn More about Billing & Insurance

Why Choose Rochester Regional Health?

Our Bariatrics team will guide and support you through every step of your weight loss journey with expertise and compassion. A multidisciplinary team of surgeons, nurses, nutritionists, gastroenterologists and endocrinologists will work with you to develop a plan to achieve your health goals and support your wellbeing for the rest of your life.
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Nationally Accredited

As both a MBSAQIP Accredited Center and a recognized Blue Distinction Center+, we meet rigorous standards for quality and patient safety – meaning your care will be in the hands of some of the best experts in the country.
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Meet Our Team

The expert bariatric surgeons at Rochester Regional Health offer the latest and minimally invasive approaches to weight loss surgery. Meet our team and call to schedule an appointment today.

Meet Our Bariatric Surgeons
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Bariatric Surgery FAQs

Do you have questions about the weight loss surgery journey? We have answers! From what tests and evaluations to expect to the average wait time, Patricia B. Hughes, MD, has you covered.

Read Our Frequently Asked Bariatric Questions
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Get started with a bariatric surgeon from Rochester Regional Health.

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Our Patients' Stories

Hear from the success stories of our patients below. Our MBSAQIP Accredited Center at Rochester Regional Health is ready to work with you and your primary care physician. We offer bariatric (weight loss) procedures that either limit the amount of food you can consume or change the way your food is digested. Learn more about the bariatric surgery options available at Rochester Regional Health, our bariatric support group and view our frequently asked questions

John Cocco's Story

Meet John Cocco. He's a father, a husband, and one of our many success stories. He has lost more than 100 pounds since his surgery and is no longer pre-diabetic. 

David Howlett's Story

David Howlett lost more than 100 pounds after a weight-loss procedure with Dr. Patricia Hughes of Rochester Regional Health. Here is his story.
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Am I A Bariatric Surgery Candidate?

It's important to understand bariatric surgery and whether it's right for you. Our team uses guidelines set by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery.
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