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-A E. Stop 11 Road
Ste. 190 Indianapolis, IN 46237
Franciscan Health Weight Loss Center in Indianapolis offers both medical and surgical weight loss. There is no one way to lose weight. If you have 20 pounds or more to lose, we can help with a customized medical weight loss program to meet your individual needs. Our bariatric physicians conduct a full medical evaluation on each patient. Based on the evaluation results, our physicians and staff create an individualized treatment plan.
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 (317) 528-7575 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