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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Ankeny)

1055 Southwest Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50023

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E Hickman Rd
Waukee, IA 50263

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UnityPoint Clinic Behavioral Health Urgent Care - Des Moines

1250 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50316

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th Street Southwest
Altoona, IA 50009

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ankeny Medical Park

3625 North Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50023

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 Southeast 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320

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5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

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Bariatric Surgery Follow-up Care

Our weight loss surgery team, each with many years of experience in dealing with overweight and morbidly obese patients, includes a registered dietitian, mental health counselor, physician assistant and surgeon. We feel that expert care is only available with this comprehensive team approach, and we are committed to providing weight loss surgery follow-up care in the safest manner possible.

Follow-up Care Schedule

  • 2 weeks
  • 6 weeks
  • 3 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months
  • 12 months
  • 18 months
  • Annually

Dietary and Mental Health Counseling

All patients in our program will receive a minimum of one year of dietary and mental health counseling specific to the issues associated with the change in their lifestyle after surgery.

Exercise Consultation

Every patient meets with their exercise physiologist at their six-week appointment. Exercise is a crucial component of your weight loss surgery care. It will accelerate your weight loss and will help you maintain lifelong weight control.

Exercise provides many benefits such as reducing high blood pressure, reducing the risk of heart disease, improving depression, providing increased energy and improving your overall quality of life. Your exercise program will also help to sculpt your new body by increasing muscle tone and will improve your self-image.

Reconstructive Surgery

Reconstructive surgery is often needed after your weight has stabilized, approximately 12-18 months after surgery. Each patient may have an individual evaluation at the time of maximum weight loss to discuss options. We do not perform the plastic surgery but will discuss local referral options with you.