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Bariatric Surgery Patient Journey

The Patient Journey

At WakeMed Bariatric Surgery & Medical Weight Loss, we offer a wide variety of resources to help you learn about weight loss surgery, understand your options and get started on your journey.


Understanding Obesity

Learn about obesity and its causes—and why it can create so many health problems.

Am I A Candidate?

Many factors will determine whether weight loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, is right for you. Find out what might make you a candidate

Benefits and Risks of Bariatric Surgery

Learn about the benefits and risks of bariatric surgery.

What to Expect from Bariatric Surgery

From your initial meeting with our team, to after-care at home, find out what you can expect from bariatric surgery.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to commonly asked questions about bariatric surgery.

Pre-Surgery Prep Class

Get the information you need to know about our pre-surgery prep class.

Life After Surgery

Find out what your life could be like after weight loss surgery.

The Patient Journey

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