Take a virtual tour of the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery.
The Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery is designed to equip you with all the tools you need to conquer morbid obesity and reclaim your life.
This is Mark. He lost 135 pounds and his borderline type 2 diabetes after weight loss surgery.
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Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery is an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Center of Excellence.
The ASMBS Center of Excellence designation recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery.
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The Duke program offers two outpatient clinic locations for our bariatric patients. The Durham clinic is located at 407 Crutchfield Street, Durham, NC 27704. The Raleigh clinic is located within Duke General Surgery of Raleigh in Duke Medicine Plaza at 3480 Wake Forest Road, Suite 506, Raleigh, NC 27609.
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Our medical, psychological, nutritional, and surgical staff specializes in the surgical management of obesity. We will diligently work with you to help you be successful in losing weight permanently.
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A nutritionist will perform your initial nutritional evaluation and provide support in aiding your dietary transition. Their role in the program is to aid you in healthful weight reduction and lifestyle change through proper nutrition, meal planning, and healthy food choices.
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Our psychologists will work with you to help you prepare for surgery, including the social or family implications your surgery may have, and how your relationship to food and your behavior patterns will change.
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Weight loss surgery information seminars are held in Raleigh, Durham, and various locations around the state. To register, call 1-866-637-0711. For your convenience, the seminar is also available online.
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Surgical procedures are performed at Durham Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital.
Durham Regional Hospital has state-of-the-art facilities specifically designed for morbidly obese patients and is fully equipped to handle all possible surgical situations, yet offers the intimacy and ease of access of a hometown hospital. Durham Regional Hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence with the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Medicare, BCBS of North Carolina, and CIGNA.
Duke Raleigh Hospital's surgical weight loss program offers the world-renowned resources of Duke Medicine, conveniently located in Wake County. Our program offers the combination of advanced surgical techniques, highly trained and compassionate staff, and a state-of-the-art setting that provides patients the opportunity for long-term success and new-found freedom.
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Durham Regional Hospital has two operating rooms specifically designed for weight loss surgery. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, Duodenal switch, and revisional surgery are performed at Durham Regional Hospital.
Duke Raleigh Hospital has several operating rooms that are equipped for weight loss surgery procedures. Duke Raleigh Hospital offers Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, gastric banding, duodenal switch, and sleeve gastrectomy procedures.
Our experienced surgeons are nationally recognized as leaders in the field of weight loss surgery and are involved in research to continually improve the options available to patients.
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At Duke Raleigh Hospital and Durham Regional Hospital, bariatric surgery patients are usually admitted to the general surgery unit where the nursing staff understands your needs and concerns.
Durham Regional Hospital has six bariatric inpatient suites designed specifically for weight loss surgery patients.
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After weight loss surgery, both your eating habits and your lifestyle will change dramatically. This process is transformative and can be empowering, but it can also be challenging.
Our program offers a weight loss surgery support group that enables you to explore and discuss the social changes you may encounter, as well as any emotional or psychological issues that may arise after surgery.
We look forward to joining you in witnessing the changes in your body, your health and your life.