Emory Bariatric Center at Johns Creek

Welcome to Emory Bariatric Center at Johns Creek

The Emory Bariatric Center at Johns Creek is a MBSAQIP Accredited Comprehensive Facility. This means our program has undergone an independent, voluntary and rigorous peer evaluation in accordance with nationally recognized bariatric surgical standards. Bariatric surgery accreditation not only promotes uniform standard benchmarks, but also supports continuous quality improvement. Our team of physicians is made up of experts in the field of weight loss surgery, having performed more than 4,700 successful laparoscopic procedures with complication rates well below the national average.

Weight loss surgery is a life-altering decision and we believe you should have as much information as possible.

Why We’re Different

For those who suffer from morbid obesity, a new life is possible with the Emory Bariatric Center. As part of Emory Johns Creek Hospital, the Bariatric Center is setting new standards of excellence in providing the highest quality care in bariatrics.

Center of Excellence Designation by Medical Insurance Plans

The Emory Bariatric Center is designated as a Center of Excellence by most major health insurers. This designation is important for insured members of these plans seeking coverage for bariatric surgery.

Weight Loss Skill & Experience You Can Trust

The Emory Bariatric Center at Johns Creek is devoted exclusively to the needs of those suffering from morbid obesity. We are one of the nation's premiere centers for bariatric surgery and our knowledge and expertise are raising the level of quality care and setting a new standard of excellence.

Our skilled surgeons are highly qualified specialists experienced in the surgical methods approved for treatment. In addition to extensive training, they receive continuing education in the area of bariatric surgery. Because their primary focus is morbid obesity, you can be sure that our doctors meet the absolute highest standards of skill level.

Our nurses have received specialized educational training based on rigid criteria established by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). They understand how to address the special medical and emotional care needs of morbid obesity patients.

Quality Care Before, During & After Weight Loss Surgery

Providing the absolute highest quality care at every step is the primary concern and focus of the Emory Bariatric Center treatment program. Designed as a dedicated bariatric unit, the center features specialized medical equipment, custom beds and special furniture to meet the needs of our patients. The hospital’s dedicated bariatric floor includes a comfortable community room where patients and family members can spend time together. The hospital even provides comfortable bathrobes and oversized gowns for patients.

This special attention doesn't end with your hospital stay. The center’s aftercare plan is among the nation’s best. Aftercare activities include exercise instruction and guidance, support groups, ongoing nutrition counseling, continuing education topics and periodic guest speakers.

Modern Technology

Emory Bariatric Center now offers bariatric procedures through the da Vinci System. Only da Vinci overcomes the limitations of both traditional open surgery and conventional minimally invasive surgery. The da Vinci System is a sophisticated robotic platform designed to expand the surgeon’s capabilities and offer a minimally invasive option for major surgery.