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ETMC Bariatrics Center

Weight loss surgery solutions

The  Bariatric Center at ETMC Tyler provides surgical treatments to help morbidly obese patients who face serious health complications such as high blood pressure, sleep apnea, joint problems and diabetes. We offer surgical solutions that help change lives.

We perform an average of 270 surgeries per year.

Our goal

is providing safe, consistent, quality care at ETMC Tyler that helps enhance and extend the patient's life. With that in mind, ETMC Tyler has created a multidisciplinary bariatric surgery team led by Hugh Babineau, MD.

Our team
includes nurses, physician specialists, a dietitian and other support personnel who assist patients before and after surgical treatment.

Our techniques
in weight-loss surgery are patient-focused and utilize the specialized skills and equipment that help assure successful outcomes and positive long-term results in all our bariatric surgical procedures.

ETMC Tyler has been recognized by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and is certified by the Surgical Review Corporation as MBSAQIP Accredited Center-Comprehensive. Dr. Babineau has been recognized as a certified bariatric surgeon

Bariatric services

The ETMC Bariatric Institute provides three options for patients coping with obesity and the health complications that frequently accompany it.

  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Lap-band
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy