This clinic provides assessment and support for patients undergoing bariatric surgery.The initial clinic assessment determines the patient’s specific barriers to managing their weight. The next steps involve developing an individualized care plan with the patient which may include:
Please note, it takes several appointments and considerable time to determine eligibility for bariatric surgery
Adults, age 18-64, interested in having bariatric surgery with:
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
When the referral is received, and triaged, the family doctor is informed. The patient is then contacted about upcoming orientation sessions. Once they have attended the program orientation the patient can book classes and an intake assessment.