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Davinci Robotic Surgery

Discover the Benefits of da Vinci Surgery. Thanks to a breakthrough surgical technology, there is a new category of minimally invasive surgery for which you may be a candidate. It is an effective, minimally invasive alternative to both open surgery and laparoscopy. Through the use of the da Vinci® Surgical System, surgeons are now able to offer a minimally invasive option for complex surgical procedures. Read More >>


Am I a Candidate?

Are you suffering from health-related problems and 70-100 pounds overweight? Are you between the ages of 18- 64? You may be a candidate for bariatric surgery.

The body mass index (BMI) measures both height and weight and helps to determine whether patients are candidates for bariatric surgery. Patients with a BMI of 40 or more are candidates for bariatric surgery. Patients with a BMI of 35 or more who are also experiencing weight-related health issues are also candidates for bariatric surgery. Read More >>


What Do I Have to Do?

We know that weight loss surgery is a big and often complex decision. There's no shortage of information about weight loss procedures available, but it's not always clear how to progress through the consideration process. So we've created a simple path that shows how you can get started.

Although these steps do not mention everything you will have to do before surgery, it's a good start. Attending an information seminar is one of the most important steps for everyone. Once you begin working with a weight loss surgeon and his or her bariatric surgery clinic, you will receive specific instructions. Read More >>


What Operations Are Available?

Adjustable Gastric Band, Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy Read More >>


Life After Surgery

Imagine yourself 50 pounds lighter, with lower blood pressure, and able to walk up a flight of stairs without getting out of breath. Reaching goals like these is possible after bariatric surgery. However, it requires a commitment to eat healthier, exercise more, stay connected with your bariatric team, and recruit supportive family members and friends to help you stay on track. Read More >>


Meet the Staff

Imagine yourself 50 pounds lighter, with lower blood pressure, and able to walk up a flight of stairs without getting out of breath. Reaching goals like these is possible after bariatric surgery. However, it requires a commitment to eat healthier, exercise more, stay connected with your bariatric team, and recruit supportive family members and friends to help you stay on track. Read More >>


Patient Outcomes

Review case studies. Read More >>

Eyewitness News
Healthbeat Report

Dr. Gary Neale
Dr. Gary Neale from Wilkes-Barre General Hospital explains the benefits or needs for bariatric surgery.

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Wilkes-Barre
Bariatric Center

200 River Road
Plains, Pa 18705
Phone 570-821-1100
Fax 570-821-1108