Is bariatric surgery covered by insurance?

Is bariatric surgery covered by insurance? This is one of the most common questions we get from patients who are considering bariatric surgery. Most insurance providers cover weight-loss surgeries. In our facility, as part of our process, our patients meet with our...

Weight Loss Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery

Joint problems such as osteoarthritis and obesity can be a vicious cycle. Being overweight can put too much pressure on your joints, accelerating their tear and wear. However, physical activity is needed for one to drop those excess pounds, making joint pain a...

Tobacco Use and Bariatrics

Many of us know the health risks associated with tobacco smoking. There’s a heart attack, stroke, lung cancer, COPD, and other respiratory problems.  But did you know that the health complications from smoking are tripled or quadrupled when combined with...