Bariatric Center at Saint Francis

A Center of Excellence 

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The Road to Weight-loss Quiz 

Test your knoweldge about weigh-loss.

 

Why let your weight weigh you down?

Before & After

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Obesity is more than a cosmetic problem. Being overweight can make you sick. It can even shorten your life. The Bariatric Center at Saint Francis (Hartford, CT) has a proven record of safety and results. 
  • Saint Francis Bariatric Surgery patients lose an average of 112 pounds within a year of surgery 
  • After surgery, patients need an average of 40 to 60 percent fewer medications for diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol Learn more... 
  • Our patients enjoy among the shortest hospital stays for weight-loss surgery, compared to other hospitals across the U.S. 
  • Our safety record exceeds national standards.  Learn more about our weight-loss outcomes... 

Combined, our patients have shed a total of 45,897 pounds since 2007. 

Our results exceed national standards, a fact that has been recognized by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery with a designation as a Center of Excellence. 

Conditions that may be improved by weight loss:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic headaches
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Depression
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sleep apnea
  • More... 
 

Am I a Candidate?

Patients 100 pounds or more above ideal body weight with a BMI 40 or greater, or a BMI  of 35 or greater, with one or more obesity-related conditions are eligible.

Click on the calculator below to determine if you are a candidate.

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Is Weight-loss Surgery Safe and Effective?

Check out our most recent results and compare our safety record to national standards.

Our Results
Our Safety Record