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Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

  • Einstein Bariatrics is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence.

    This national distinction, designated by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, means we are one of the most experienced and best run bariatric programs in the country.

    Review Process

    In order to earn a Center of Excellence designation our hospital and its surgeons must meet the highest quality patient care standards in the field of bariatric surgery. This involves:

    • A meticulous on-site review of our facility
    • Detailed review of our medical charts
    • Interviews with our surgeons, staff and hospital administrators

    Detailed Evaluation

    A wide variety of criteria are analyzed during the evaluation process including:

    • Number of operations performed
    • Clinical outcomes
    • Long-term follow-up

    Keys To Designation

    Surgeons must:

    • Be certified by the American Board of Surgery
    • Be members of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
    • Have the highest credentials, including experience in performing a variety of weight loss procedures utilizing modern techniques
    • Keep up with the most current bariatric treatments through ongoing continuing medical education

    The hospital system must:

    • Ensure all facilities and equipment meet the special needs of morbidly obese patients
    • Maintain all of the various critical care services needed for bariatric surgical patients
    • Have nurses and physician assistants dedicated to serving bariatric surgical patients

    By meeting these Center of Excellence requirements you can trust in our commitment to provide experienced and comprehensive weight loss surgery services that ensure your safety and long-term success.

    To learn more about our role as a Center of Excellence or to verify our status, visit

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