Weight Loss Bariatric Center of Excellence - Milwaukee, WI - Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

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Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

Choose a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence for the Best Possible Outcome

Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence LogoWeight loss surgery is a life-changing decision, and you want only the best medical care for this major procedure.

Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group - Bariatric Institute of Wisconsin, has been named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence since 2005 by several of the nation’s top reviewing boards for quality of care, clinical excellence and outstanding outcomes, including:

  • Center of Excellence Bariatric Surgery
  • American Association for Bariatric Surgery
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
  • Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery
  • CIGNA Certified Hospital for Bariatric Surgery
  • United Resource Networks
  • U.R.N. Bariatric Center of Excellence
  • Humana Insurance Company

Our weight loss center's surgery program is the only American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) accredited Bariatric Center of Excellence in Waukesha County. 

Recognized for the Highest Level of Performance

Designation as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence requires significant and intensive examination, quality outcomes and an infrastructure that supports the physical and emotional needs of the bariatric patient. All designated Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence must have:

  • A bariatric surgery coordinator
  • Staff dedicated to data entry into proprietary databases
  • Staff devoted to following up with patients long-term
  • Subscription to a database service used to track bariatric surgery outcomes

A Bariatric Center of Excellence Since 2005

To earn its Center of Excellence designation, both Wheaton Franciscan - Elmbrook Memorial Campus and the bariatric surgeons of Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group - Bariatric Institute of Wisconsin routinely undergo a series of stringent site inspections by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery (ASBS).

The ASBS Centers of Excellence program was created to recognize weight loss surgery centers that perform well and to help surgeons and hospitals continue to improve the quality and care provided. The process to earn a Center of Excellence is rigorous and extensive. To qualify, a facility must undergo site inspections and consistently meet the safety criteria, surgical processes and patient outcome standards set forth by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), an organization committed to surgical excellence. Only those physicians and facilities whose practices and outcomes meet the stringent demands set forth by SRC and ASBS are awarded Center of Excellence status.

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