Seminars – Online

Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Weight Loss Solutions program, now recognized by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) as a Comprehensive Center providing high quality, safe and advanced care, offers possibilities to those who struggle with ongoing weight problems. Led by bariatric fellow trained general surgeons Ryan A. LeGrand, MD, and Carson C. Cunningham, MD, this program offers exceptional weight-loss options (surgical and nonsurgical) for those seriously considering a lifestyle change.

Weight Loss Solutions offers three bariatric surgery options. Unable to attend an in-person seminar? View our online seminar by watching the three videos below.

BPD-DS

Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass

Sleeve Gastrectomy

LINX

Please see the “Getting Started” attachment if you are interested in participating in our Weight Loss Solutions program. Mail the patient registration form to Weight Loss Solutions at the address provided on the patient registration document. Please call your insurance company to check your benefits and obtain a copy of your policy.

After you have determined your interest and eligibility, have your primary care physician fill out the Primary Care Physician Request Form for medical clearance. The other attached documents provide more helpful information regarding bariatric surgery. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing, checking of benefits, and contact from our staff.  You may call 573-331-3993 for questions. 

Resources

Getting Started

Patient Registration Form

WLS Primary Care Physician Request Form

Weight-Loss Surgery Information

Body Mass Index Information

Comparison of Surgical Procedures

Preoperation Diet Information

Postoperation Diet Information

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