What to expect in your patient journey
Step 1: Attend a seminar
Step 2: Consultation with a bariatric surgeon
Step 3: Complete pre-operative testing and counseling; Meet with dieticians and have psychological testing
Step 4: Two- weeks prior to your scheduled surgery - Meet with your bariatric surgeon, dietician, physical therapy, Pharmacist for medication review, and pastoral care. Pre-op teaching will also occur and then tour the hospital, walking through the process from registration to discharge.
Step 5: Surgery Day
Step 6: Post- surgical and follow-up care