If you're struggling with obesity, the Bariatric Center at Mayo Clinic in Florida offers the highest level of quality care and can help you regain your health. The center's goal is to help you improve your overall health and your quality of life.

Mayo Clinic in Florida can offer surgical and non-surgical routes for achieving your weight-loss goals. Your health care team can work with you to determine the best option for you. Obesity is a chronic disease that can contribute to dozens of health problems, including diabetes mellitus, heart disease, depression and cancer.

Why choose the Bariatric Center in Florida?

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The Bariatric Center in Florida has special expertise in a number of minimally invasive surgical procedures, including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch as well as revisional procedures for complications or less than optimal outcome after primary bariatric surgery. Our center also coordinates with Mayo Clinic in Florida's Advanced Endoscopy Center, which performs advanced bariatric endoscopic treatments when those are more appropriate.

A team approach focused on your specific needs

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Our team of deeply experienced, skilled specialists collaborates and consults with you to learn your individual needs. Together we'll develop a treatment plan tailored to your specific challenges.

A doctor at the Bariatric Center in Florida consults with a patient.

Accredited program

Mayo Clinic in Florida has been a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBASQIP) Accredited Center since 2015. MBSAQIP is the accrediting body that aims to ensure all designated members achieve advanced, safe and high-quality care for bariatric patients. Each year we work with MBSAQIP to ensure we are delivering the most effective and safe care to our patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.


Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

  • Physician referrals are not required but are encouraged.
  • Mayo Clinic is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence for most insurance companies, which usually means your insurance plan will cover bariatric surgical care.

We also accept and work with self-pay patients, for those who do not have bariatric benefits covered by insurance.


  • Mayo Clinic Bariatric Center
  • 4500 San Pablo Road
    Jacksonville, FL 32224
  • Phone: 904-953-2000

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Dec. 18, 2021