Bariatric Surgery | UnityPoint Health Grinnell Regional Medical Center

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)

When you seek the best care and outcomes, turn to Grinnell Bariatrics. We care about you and your success. You're not a number at UnityPoint Health - Grinnell; you are a person who we want to help.

UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center's Bariatric Center is nationally recognized and accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).

The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program seal.GRMC was one of the first Iowa hospitals with this designation and one of the few rural hospitals in the country to have achieved this designation and maintained this level of excellence.

Wellmark Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® has recognized Grinnell Regional Medical Center with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Bariatric Surgery designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. To receive a Blue Distinction Center+ for Bariatric Surgery designation, a health care facility must demonstrate success in meeting patient safety measures as well as bariatric-specific quality measures, including complication and readmission rate for laparoscopic procedures in sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and adjustable gastric band.

Expert surgeons from Surgical Associates have more than 35 years of experience helping individuals find hope and healing through bariatric surgery. Together, Surgical Associates and UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center are truly a center of excellence. Schedule an appointment or consultation with one of our bariatric surgeons by calling (641) 236-4323.

Grinnell Bariatric weight-loss surgeries are regularly performed using the daVinci XI robotic surgical unit. Most surgeries are completed with minimally invasive procedures to give patients faster recovery, less pain and less scarring. We help you regain your health and be active.



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