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Choose the right path to weight loss

Select from one of our free seminars to start living the life you've always wanted. A weight loss seminar is the first step on the road to bariatric surgery, offering a thorough overview of our practice, our procedures and our process. Our online and in-person sessions are a wonderful orientation for anyone considering losing weight with surgery.


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Accomplished professionals dedicated to obesity management

Sun Coast Bariatrics is now HCA Florida General and Weight Loss Surgery. Our bariatric surgery and obesity medicine program is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. We offer a comprehensive clinical approach to surgical and medical weight loss management for those struggling with their weight.

Bariatric surgery program

With a patient population that includes adolescents, adults and seniors, our bariatric surgery program offers a comprehensive approach to weight loss management, from pre-op to post-op. Our South Pasadena and New Port Richey offices are easily accessible from the entire Tampa Bay area, including Tarpon Springs, Lakeland, Tampa, Sarasota, and Bradenton.

We help you define the best possible course of action, with the following components working together for you:

  • Bariatricians certified in both obesity medicine and internal medicine
  • Caring and specially-trained nursing and support staff
  • Experienced weight loss surgeons trained in the latest minimally-invasive surgical techniques
  • Free Zumba classes
  • Individualized treatment plans to assure the best patient outcomes
  • In-office fluoroscopy imaging
  • Long-term follow-up care
  • Pre-operative patient education classes to prepare patients for weight loss surgery
  • Pre- and post-operative nutritional support with licensed dietitians
  • Regularly-scheduled educational seminars, webinars and support group meetings

Procedures we offer

Weight loss surgery options are all unique, and different procedures may be right for different patients. As a comprehensive provider of bariatric weight loss solutions, we do everything possible to match the right surgical process to each patient based on weight, age, comorbidities and desirable results.
All weight loss surgery procedures have certain risks, complications and benefits. The ultimate result from bariatric surgery depends on a patient's knowledge base and commitment to their diet, exercise and lifestyle modification program. 
In addition to traditional medical management, as well as transplant support and opioid sparing programs, we offer the following procedures to assist obese patients with weight loss:
  • Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Gastric balloon
  • Gastric bypass
  • Revision surgery
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
We also specialize in general surgical issues including hernias, esophageal reflux, diverticulitis, colon cancer, and diseases of the gallbladder, stomach, spleen, pancreas, esophagus, and small intestine.

Clinical dietitian

Whether you need to lose weight in preparation for surgery, get back on track after surgery or you want to lose weight without surgery, our team is here for you. On site, our registered dietitian is available to assist you in achieving your nutritional and lifestyle goals. This includes reviewing food and exercise habits, as well as work, family and social structure, to help expertly create a personalized therapeutic plan.

HCA Florida General and Weight Loss Surgery Online Seminar

The first step on the road to bariatric surgery at General and Weight Loss Surgery is participation in a weight loss seminar.


Patient resources

Patient care is our first priority, and we're committed to making your experience as convenient as possible. Learn more about the resources available to our patients.

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