Temple Bariatric Surgery Program
Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. This designation recognizes programs with a demonstrated track record of success.
Temple received five stars (the highest possible rating) in HealthGrades' 2010/2011 Hospital Quality Ratings for Bariatric Surgery. We have also been awarded the Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery® by Independence Blue Cross, the Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery by Aetna, and a Center of Excellence by Philadelphia magazine. These awards recognize the high-quality care and excellent results achieved at the Temple Bariatric Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
At Temple, we know that losing weight can be one of the most difficult challenges you can face. It's why we offer proven weight loss procedures. And because most of our procedures are done laparoscopically, you can expect a faster recovery and a lower risk of complications. We also know that weight loss surgery is a life-changing event and the Temple weight-loss team works with you every step of the way.
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Take the First Step and Attend a FREE Surgeon-Led Informational Seminar
Upcoming Seminar Dates:
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 7:00 pm - (Dr. Clarke)
- Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 10:00 am - (Dr. Meilahn)
- Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 7:00 pm - (Dr. Clarke)
John Meilahn, MD
Tatyan Clarke, MD
Temple bariatric surgeons
Dr. John Meilahn and Dr. Tatyan Clarke will present an overview of weight loss surgery and the lifestyle changes necessary for success. The surgeon will present information on bariatric procedures including adjustable gastric band
, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch surgeries. The surgeon will answer your questions about the bariatric program. At the conclusion of the seminar, you can make a priority appointment for a personal consultation with the surgeon.
Temple University Hospital
Zone D, 3rd Floor
3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
To register for a free seminar, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).
Free Patient Support Services
For information about bariatric patient support services available at Temple, including monthly support group meetings, click here.