You’re a person. Not a number.

Weight Loss Program at Palmetto GeneralPounds. BMI. Dress Sizes. Calories. When we talk about weight, we often talk about numbers. The digits we don’t mention? 9 – 5 (your full-time job), 6:30 (dinner with friends or family), 10:30 (getting to bed for some much-needed sleep).

A surgical approach to weight is about those numbers that really matter– the minutes, hours, days and years you have to enjoy life to its fullest.

Talk to a doctor to find out if surgical weight loss is right for you.

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Lose the weight & improve your health.

You probably know that being overweight can have many health consequences, like depressionhigh blood pressure, infertility, sleep apnea and osteoarthritis.

Surgical weight loss not only helps you achieve your weight goals, it can address the other illnesses holding you back from enjoying your life. One surgery. Many possibilities.


Health Fact:

5 – 10 million: Americans struggling with severe obesity

Recognized for excellence

Palmetto General Hospital’s Center of Excellence Weight Loss Surgery Program was recently named among the best in the region for bariatric surgery by Healthgrades in the "Choosing Bariatric Surgery to Improve Overall Health: 2012 Healthgrades Trend Report.”

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