Why Choose Jackson’s Weight-Loss Surgery Pioneers

You can change your story with procedures, like the gastric sleeve, done by some of Miami’s most experienced bariatric surgeons.

Change Your Story with Jackson’s Weight-Loss Surgery Centers of Excellence

More than one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese, and the rates are even higher among African-American and Hispanic populations who comprise a significant percentage of our community.

That’s why so many in South Florida, the Caribbean, and throughout Latin America turn to Jackson Health System for weight-loss surgery, known medically as bariatric surgery.

We’ve performed more weight-loss surgeries than anyone else in Miami-Dade County, which means we’re prepared to deal with a wide variety of patients.

About Weight-Loss Surgery

Weight-loss surgery is a tool to help you live a healthier life, and it is often a worthwhile option for patients affected by severe obesity.
As a matter of fact, there are multiple bariatric procedures available to patients.

The gastric sleeve, in particular, is minimally invasive in nature and has fewer complications than other bariatric procedures.

Jackson Health System, you’re in good hands—here’s why.

Change Your Story with Jackson’s Weight-Loss Surgery Centers of Excellence

More than one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese, and the rates are even higher among African-American and Hispanic populations who comprise a significant percentage of our community.

That’s why so many in South Florida, the Caribbean, and throughout Latin America turn to Jackson Health System for weight-loss surgery, known medically as bariatric surgery.

We’ve performed more weight-loss surgeries than anyone else in Miami-Dade County, which means we’re prepared to deal with a wide variety of patients.

About Weight-Loss Surgery

Weight-loss surgery is a tool to help you live a healthier life, and it is often a worthwhile option for patients affected by severe obesity.
As a matter of fact, there are multiple bariatric procedures available to patients.

The gastric sleeve, in particular, is minimally invasive in nature and has fewer complications than other bariatric procedures.

Jackson Health System, you’re in good hands—here’s why.

Our Accredited Locations

MBSAQIP logo

Our facilities are rated as Accredited Comprehensive Centers with Adolescent Qualifications by Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This means we’ve demonstrated compliance with the MBSAQIP’s Standards and are dedicated to high quality care for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients.

A physician and smiling patient hugging. Text on the image says JacksonCanHelp.org.
A physician and smiling patient hugging. Text on the image says JacksonCanHelp.org.

Unmatched Expertise

Our caring, compassionate team of highly experienced bariatric surgeons and staff members understand how life-changing weight-loss surgery can be, and will guide you throughout the process.

Our doctors also have been performing and improving upon the vertical gastric sleeve technique—the current top standard of care—since 2005. Their work includes many “firsts,” such as the first team in Miami to perform laparoscopic gastric bypass.

A Network of Care

Throughout the entire process of weight-loss surgery at Jackson Health System, you will get to see your surgeon, along with a nutritionist, psychologist, dedicated bariatric coordinator, and more.

In addition, one of the main benefits is that we have access to the entire network of care at Jackson Health System—from cardiac care to rehabilitation and so much more—to ensure we comprehensively care for each patient.

A Network of Care

Throughout the entire process of weight-loss surgery at Jackson Health System, you will get to see your surgeon, along with a nutritionist, psychologist, dedicated bariatric coordinator, and more.

In addition, one of the main benefits is that we have access to the entire network of care at Jackson Health System—from cardiac care to rehabilitation and so much more—to ensure we comprehensively care for each patient.

Physician using a Da Vinci machine
Physician using a Da Vinci machine

Our Newest Assistant: Da Vinci

Our bariatric weight-loss program has already helped thousands transform their lives. The newest member of our team, robotic-assistant Da Vinci, comes with a host of features that make bariatric surgeries more efficient, allowing the patient to recover faster and with less pain.

Weight-Loss Surgery Procedures

Bariatric surgery is a tool that, along with a lifestyle change, can be used for healthy living. The expert surgeons at our accredited Centers of Excellence are both passionate about and experienced at offering the latest, most effective weight-loss surgery procedures.

Get Started with Weight-Loss Surgery

Are you ready to go on the path toward a healthy weight?

We take great pride in having helped patients take control of their health. If bariatric surgery is right for you, then take this first step.

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Get Started with Weight-Loss Surgery

Are you ready to go on the path toward a healthy weight?

We take great pride in having helped patients take control of their health. If bariatric surgery is right for you, then take this first step.

Our Results: Helping Patients Change Their Stories