Weight Loss Surgery


Please see next steps below if this is an option you are interested in. 

  • Kaiser Permanente offers weight loss (bariatric) surgery through external surgical center partnerships.
  • All bariatric surgeries are performed by an accredited MBSAQIP (Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program) surgical center.  MBSAQIP works to advance safe, high-quality care for bariatric surgical patients through the accreditation of bariatric surgical centers.
  • Not all benefit plans cover weight loss surgery.
  • According to the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, bariatric surgery may be among the most effective treatments for diseases and conditions including:
    • Type 2 diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • High cholesterol
    • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Are You a Candidate for Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery?
    • Contact Member Services at 303-338-3800 or 1-800-632-9700 (TTY 711) with any insurance plan or coverage questions
Prior to surgery, all patients must undergo a thorough evaluation, including a pre-operative psychological screening and a pre-operative medical and surgical screening. If interested, please contact Kaiser Permanente Nutrition and Adult Health and Wellness services at 303-614-1070 (TTY 711) for more informatio

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