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Online Weight Loss Surgery Seminar

Weight loss surgery can lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, reduce joint pain, help control blood sugar and give you a chance to live the life you’ve always wanted.

If you’d like to learn more, view our online seminar below. Together, we’ll explore: 

  • Different types of surgery we offer, including the latest minimally invasive options
  • Benefits, risks and expected results of each procedure
  • Dietary and lifestyle changes needed for lasting success
  • How we support you at every step
  • Costs and insurance coverage
  • Qualifications for surgery to help determine if you’re a candidate

For more information, call 859.967.5520.

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Watch the video above to learn more about your weight loss surgery options and next steps. Please note: At this time, we are not collecting a Program Fee for our bariatric patients as mentioned in the above video. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 859.967.5520.

A Message from Our Administrative Director

Thank you for watching the introductory seminar for the Center for Weight Loss Surgery at Saint Joseph East. You have made an important decision to change your health and life expectancy. Congratulations!

In order to proceed with your workup, we will need you to register online with our RemedyMD website. Once we see you are registered, we will call to schedule your first appointment.

We understand that you have other work and family responsibilities and we will try to group your appointments to minimize your time commitment. Please call at any time during your evaluation process if you have questions at 859.967.5520.

We are here for you!

Karen Hillenmeyer, PA-C
Administrative Director

Next Steps

Follow these steps after you have watched the online Weight Loss Surgery Seminar video above.

  1. Register by filling out the online form below.
  2. Email a copy of your insurance card (front and back) to [email protected] or fax a copy to 859.967.5444.
  3. Once we have received your registration (either electronically or by paper), we will verify that you have benefits for weight loss surgery. We will then call to schedule your first appointment with the physician assistant or to discuss your insurance options. You should also contact your insurance company to verify your benefits for bariatric surgery.
  4. At your first appointment, you will meet with our physician assistant, dietician and exercise physiologist. We will schedule your appointments for pre-op testing at this time.
  5. Once we have all the results of your pre-op testing and required medical records, we will submit to your insurance company for approval. Your insurance has 30 days to make a decision.
  6. If you would like to check the status of your insurance authorization, you can call the member’s service number on your insurance card.
  7. Once your insurance company has given us an approval for surgery, you will be contacted to schedule your appointment for Bariatric Boot Camp, Pre-admission Registration and surgery. If you hear from your insurance first, please call us.

Please contact us if you have any questions at 859.967.5520.

Online Weight Loss Surgery Seminar

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