Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida has a dedicated Bariatric Center to help people struggling with obesity gain control of their weight. The Mayo Clinic team has a combined experience of more than 75 years caring for bariatric surgery patients. Bariatric surgery is available for adults and for adolescents who meet certain criteria.
A team of specialists work together to develop bariatric treatment plans tailored to each person's needs. Your team can include bariatric specialists from Endocrinology, General Surgery, Psychiatry and Psychology, Community Internal Medicine, Dietetics and other specialties, as needed.
The evaluation process usually takes about three to eight months. It may be longer than eight months before the surgery due to insurance processing and scheduling. The preliminary evaluation for bariatric surgery in Florida can be completed in one day.
A Bariatric Surgery Support Group meets on the second Monday of each month
Physician referrals are not required but are encouraged to help ensure the best continuity of care possible for patients.
To begin the appointment process, call the Bariatric Center program coordinator at 904-953-0708 or:
For appointments or more information, call the Central Appointment Office at 904-953-0853 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday or complete an online appointment request form.
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