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Whether you would like to lose 20, 50, 100 pounds or more, our bariatric services can help. Franciscan Health's weight loss center in Indianapolis is nationally recognized by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery.
5230 East Stop 11 Road
Ste. 190 Indianapolis, IN 46237-6399
Our bariatric physicians, at Franciscan Health Weight Loss Center in Indianapolis, offer surgical weight loss and will conduct a full medical evaluation on each patient.
Bariatric surgical weight loss is an option for individuals needing to lose more than 100 pounds and who have not been successful in losing excess weight. Our surgeons provide a variety of bariatric procedures including the gastric sleeve and the roux-en-y gastric bypass. We also specialize in bariatric surgery revisions*.
Your team will consist of the following staff to help you succeed on your weight loss journey.
Dedicated bariatric medical assistants and nurse practitioners
Surgeries offered by the Weight Loss Center include:
The Franciscan Health Weight Loss Center has been named a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). The ASMBS Center of Excellence designation recognizes programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery for weight loss. To earn a Center of Excellence designation, Franciscan Health Weight Loss Center underwent a series of site inspections during which all aspects of the program's surgical processes were closely examined and data on health outcomes were collected.
The Weight Loss Center is also a Blue Cross Blue Shield Care Center for bariatric surgery and is Cigna and URN bariatric approved.
Pre-Registration for Surgery
Franciscan Health Weight Loss Center in Indianapolis offers convenient at-home pre-registration for surgical procedures for those interested in bariatric surgery. Register now.
Free Bariatric Weight Loss Seminar
Whether you're looking to lose 160 pounds or 260 pounds, learn more about all your bariatric surgery options. Get your questions answered from our clinical experts who are committed to your health before, during and after surgery. It might just change your life forever.
Attend one of our bariatric seminars. The seminar is free, but seating is limited. Registration is required. Call (833) 439-3444 or register online.
Support Groups and Classes
Support groups provide several benefits to patients including:
Fellowship with other patients through a common bond of a shared experience
Up-to-date information about surgery and latest developments
Education about nutrition, exercise and postoperative needs
Development of behavior modification skills
Forum ofr patients to share their experiences
Potential for great weight loss
Continuous reinforcement of the provided education
For those looking for a nonsurgical option for weight loss, try our new “Your Weight Your Way Program.” This 12-week nutritional/weight loss class is taught by a certified health coach.
All classes are held at the Franciscan Health Weight Loss Center You'll receive a FREE fitness assessment before and after your 12-week session as well as access to our facility for the duration of the program. Join our January 2019 class for only $149, (normally $239).See our flyer for more information.
To register, or email us for the class schedule, contact Franciscan Wellcare. Space is limited.
Franciscan Health Weight Loss Center Indianapolis Service Offerings