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At TGH + USF Health Bariatric Center, our focus is on our patients and how we can help them accomplish their weight loss goals. First and foremost, we work to improve and resolve medical conditions such as diabetes and hypertension through surgical and non-surgical means. The quality of life for our patients is improved as a result.

If you’re dealing with obesity and its associated health effects, we’re here for you. The first step to getting involved in our program is to attend one of our free, hour-long bariatric surgery information sessions, held four days a week. There, you’ll learn more about our program and get your questions answered.

WHAT SETS US APART

TGH + USF Health Bariatric Center is an academic program, always at the forefront of medical research and teaching, so we can help you come up with the treatment plan that best caters to you and your specific needs, no matter how complex or unique.

Plus, you’ll work with a multispecialty team of bariatric experts, including surgeons, bariatricians, registered nurses, psychologists, dietitians and exercise physiologists – all of whom are genuinely dedicated to your success – and are based out of a single, convenient location.

The TGH + USF Health Bariatric Center is also accredited as a Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Accreditation by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

SUCCESS STORIES

We have helped more than 5,000 patients achieve healthy weights and lifestyles, including NFL players. We’re ready to add you to our growing list of success stories, too.

BECOME A PATIENT

For more information about the TGH + USF Health Bariatric Center and the services we offer, email bariatriccenter@tgh.org or call (813) 844-7473. When you’re ready to take the first step toward your weight-loss goals, register for one of our free, hour-long bariatric surgery information sessions.