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Ellis Medicine’s Bariatric Care Center Recertified

Friday, September 30, 2016

Schenectady, N.Y. – The Bariatric Care Center at Ellis Medicine has been awarded three-year recertification as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Comprehensive Center by the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.  The nationally recognized center offers a comprehensive surgical weight loss program and support to help qualified patients safely and effectively lose weight and keep it off.

Services offered at the Bariatric Care Center include gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, lab band surgery and nutritional counseling. Ongoing support groups for patients and free online and in-person seminars are offered for those interested in weight loss surgery. Weight loss surgery can help treat many chronic health conditions related to obesity, including type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, high cholesterol, and hypertension.

Bariatric surgery accreditation symbolizes an institution’s commitment and accountability for safe, high-quality surgical care. 

The Bariatric Care Center has two locations, at 2125 River Road, Suite 302 in Niskayuna and at the Medical Center of Clifton Park, 103 Sitterly Road, Suite 2200 in Clifton Park.

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