Helping Patients Change Their Stories
Jackson’s surgical weight-loss programs have helped thousands transform their lives
When patients undertake weight-loss surgery at one of our Bariatric Centers of Excellence, our patients change their stories. They not only gain years of life and immeasurable quality, but many are freed from the dangers and despair of obesity-related conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and constant fatigue.
We’re proud to share with you their stories of how we helped them change their lives.
From Being In A Wheelchair To Walking Again: How Bariatric Surgery Changed The Narrative For South Florida Woman
The adrenaline runs high for 54-year-old Robin Harris these days, as she shines with her new stroke of confidence, independence, and physical mobility. But that was not the case for her five years ago. Harris had become obese at 300 pounds.Read More
A New Year’s Resolution to Stay on Track with Weight Loss After Gastric Sleeve Surgery
For as far back as she could remember, Nicole Ferrer has had an issue with her weight. Yet, it wasn’t how she looked or even the size of the clothes she wore that mattered – until potentially devastating complications with her health loomed.Read More
Sisters’ Lives Change Dramatically After Bariatric Surgery
Gloria Taylor underwent a successful surgery at Jackson North Medical Center. Almost immediately, her life changed dramatically. Taylor’s remarkable results motivated her sister, Linda, to follow in her footsteps.Read More
Gastric Sleeve Surgery Gives 21-Year-Old a New Beginning
“I was supposed to be living my best years and I knew I was not looking my best,” said Robert Toledo. “I knew I could do better.”Read More
Bariatrics Surgery Gives South Florida Man a Second Chance
While growing up, Robert Rodriguez was an athletic kid. He participated in a variety of sports, including soccer and baseball, and made it a top priority to stay active.Read More
Call Us For a Bariatric Weight-Loss Phone Consultation
Ready to learn more about weight-loss surgery and whether you might be a candidate?
You’ll learn about general requirements for bariatric surgery and get an overview of insurance requirements. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask questions and learn about Jackson Health System’s dedicated weight-loss surgery centers.