Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss, through its dedicated staff and physicians, delivers the highest quality of care and compassion to complex, morbidly obese patients. Its academic affiliation with Indiana University affords IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss access to cutting edge research, nationally renowned scientists, and the latest advancements in the fields of bariatrics and metabolism.

The surgeons and psychologists at IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss, many of who are recognized as leaders and educators in the field, have performed thousands of weight loss operations, and published in numerous academic journals and textbooks.

All staff members are deeply committed to the science and art of caring for morbidly obese patients. Some of our staff have had weight loss surgery and possess a personal perspective that allows them to impart valuable knowledge and advice.

IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss also offers pre and post operation support groups. Having the right support throughout the entire weight loss process in an important aspect that is sometimes overlooked, and vital to long-term success.

Blue Distinction Center Designation

In 2012 Indiana University Health North Hospital was designated as a Blue Distinction Center by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in the area of bariatric surgery. Blue Distinction Centers for Bariatric Surgery have demonstrated their commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for bariatric patients. Blue Distinction Center certification is awarded only to select programs that emphasize best-practice care and achieve excellent outcomes.