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Before Your First Visit

When you arrive for your first appointment, you will meet with the nurse to go over any insurance requirements and what to expect throughout the whole process. The doctor will then meet you to discuss the surgery options, along with the benefits and risks of each procedure. The goal of this consultation is for you to discuss which procedure is best for you. Before you leave, you’ll meet with the nurse again to discuss the cost of surgery and the bariatric program.

Before your visit:

  1. Fill out the new patient forms. You can download and print these forms. Please bring this completed packet to your first appointment.
  2. Watch Decreasing Readmissions Through Opportunities Provided Video. Please watch the entire video before your first appointment. It’s about 32 minutes.
  3. Watch our online seminar. Fill out the initial form by submitting your information. A link to the online seminar will be emailed to you. Be sure to check your spam or junk folders if you don’t see it in your inbox. It will come from UT Health Tyler Bariatrics. When you receive the email, there will be a link to the seminar video. Please click the link and watch the entire video. It’s about 25 minutes. When you finish the video, there will be a form that shows up under the video player. Please fill out the form and submit. These responses will be sent to our clinic.

If you have any questions, please call us at 903-593-0230.

Our goal is to help individuals achieve better health through surgical management of obesity. We specialize in Gastric Bypass Surgery and Sleeve Gastrectomy. We are located in Tyler and treat patients from Longview, Athens, Jacksonville, Palestine, Kilgore, Marshall, Gilmer and many other locations in East Texas.

 

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UT Health Tyler Bariatric Center

1100 E. Lake St., Suite 150 Tyler, TX 75701 903-593-0230