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Your Bariatric Surgery Options print email

The Kennedy Bariatric Surgery Program offers 3 different weight-loss surgery options—all procedures are minimally invasive, which may result in less patient discomfort and a faster recovery.

It's important to understand that not all options are appropriate for everyone. Our surgical team will work with you to determine which procedure best fits your needs. This will depend on a combination of factors, including:

  • Your weight-loss goals
  • Your current health and BMI
  • Any prior abdominal surgeries

Learn more about your bariatric surgery options available at Kennedy:

Understanding the benefits of bariatric surgery

Whichever surgical procedure you undergo, you can expect to receive many of the benefits that bariatric surgery, in combination with dietary changes, can offer. By committing to bariatric surgery and its complementary lifestyle changes, you may be able to:

  • Improve, or even eliminate:
    • Type 2 diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • gastrointestinal esophageal reflux disease (GERD)
    • orthopedic conditions, including arthritis and disc herniations
    • sleep apnea
  • Reduce your risk of:
    • many forms of cancer
    • heart disease
    • steatohepatitis (a type of liver disease)
  • Increase your life expectancy
  • Improve your quality of life

If you are considering weight-loss surgery, consider the Kennedy Bariatric Surgery Program. South Jersey's only bariatric program accredited by the American College of Surgeons, we provide a level of personalized, quality care that is unsurpassed in the region. Get to know our surgeons and staff. Find out why hundreds of South Jersey residents have chosen Kennedy for their weight-loss surgeries.