The Florida Hospital Carrollwood Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Program has been designated by the Surgical Review Corporation as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Earning the Center of Excellence designation signifies our ability to consistently deliver the safest, highest-quality care to bariatry surgery patients. Beyond our surgical capabilties, we offer comprehensive educational services, beginning with monthly seminars for individuals who are planning to undergo bariatric surgery to support groups for post-surgical patients and are adjusting to their new, healthier lifestyle.
We perform laparoscopic procedures in state-of-the-art operating suites designed for greater efficiency and patient safety. Our compassionate, highly trained team is led our nationally renowned bariatric medical director, Alfredo Fernandez, MD. Well known in the Tampa Bay area for his expertise, compassion and superior outcomes, Dr. Fernandez has been performing successful weight loss surgeries for more than a decade.
Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for Me?
If you have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 (approximately 100 pounds over ideal body weight for men and 80 pounds over ideal body weight for women) or a BMI of 35 or more with an associated condition such as diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea or obesity-related heart disease you may be a candidate for weight loss surgery.
To make an appointment with the experts in our Bariatric Surgery Program, call us today at (813) 558-0097, or contact us online.