DMC Harper University Hospital is recognized as an accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery center of excellence. :
1. Accredited Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The American College of Surgeons (ACS).
2. Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery through the Surgical Review Corporation
3. Blue Distinction Center for stapling procedures and Blue Distinction Center + for banding procedures
4. Cigna 3 Star Bariatric Surgery Center
5. First hospital in Michigan to earn the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Bariatric surgery
6. Participation in the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative (MBSC)
7. Preferred Provider for Ontario Ministry of Health
These designations mean that DMC Harper University Hospital’s Bariatric Program meets the rigorous standards set forth by the nation’s highest bariatric accreditation organizations.
Harper University Hospital offers patients:
• Comfortable accommodations. All private rooms: wider doorways, reinforced toilets, traction equipped beds and bariatric friendly furniture.
• A friendly, professional and experienced staff solely dedicated to the bariatric unit which includes: registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, clinical resource personnel, registered dieticians and a program coordinator.
• Comprehensive Specialty Support Services:
1. Surgical ICU
2. Cardiovascular Services
3. University Laboratory
4. Endocrinology Department
5. Full-service Radiology Department including Interventional Radiology
6. A Specialized Hypertension Program
7. Pulmonary Services
8. Diabetes Education Program
9. Sleep Study Program
Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, COEMBS and the COEMBS seal are trademarks of Surgical Review Corporation. All rights reserved.
Detroit Medical Center is the premier provider of weight loss surgery in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region. DMC operates offices in the Madison Heights and Southfield areas of Detroit, Michigan, and serves other areas including Ypsilanti, Saginaw, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, Livonia, Monroe, Lansing, Dearborn, Novi and Troy. Your New Self also serves Canadian bariatric patients as a preferred provider for the Ontario Ministry of Health.
Your New Self at Detroit Medical Center boasts four expert bariatric surgeons who specialize in LAP-BAND®, REALIZE® Band, Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass bariatric surgeries.
Patients interested in weight loss surgery should sign up for a free informational seminar to learn more about their surgical options and get started today.