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Why Choose Highland for Weight-Loss Surgery?

The Bariatric Surgery Center at Highland Hospital is recognized locally, statewide, nationally and even internationally as a top choice for those who are ready for weight-loss surgery.

Our surgeons are the most experienced in the region with more than 8,000 surgeries performed here since we opened in 2005. And they mentor, teach and share their knowledge in seminars, on television and in scholarly and popular publications.

Our registered dietitians and other staff have dedicated their careers to helping those on weight-loss journeys and have the experience, expertise and compassion you can count on throughout your life time. Our facility is in a convenient, private area of the hospital and designed for your comfort.

You’ve probably seen one of our brochures, viewed one of our commercials or met patients who turned to us and met their goals. We hope you are inspired to begin your weight-loss journey.  And we would be proud to partner with you!


What’s Special about Highland Hospital?

Highland Hospital is recognized for combining advanced medicine with highly compassionate care. A true community hospital, Highland also benefits from being part of UR Medicine -- one of the nation's top academic medical centers, with an unwavering commitment to health research that translates into real-world cures. Highland is a national leader, not only in weight-loss surgery, but in a number of other specialties, including geriatrics, women’s health, orthopaedics, and family medicine.

Our extensive network of specialists, surgeons, and physicians– including community doctors in private practice and faculty at UR Medicine– help us give our patients a standard of care that is among the best in the country. By combining the most advanced knowledge and technology with the highest level of compassion, we are providing care that sets us apart and launches a new standard for the way hospitals should perform.

Highland Hospital offers the latest technology in a smaller, more comfortable hospital environment. We believe this is the only way to provide our patients the most advanced care possible. Highland and all affiliates of UR Medicine have long recognized the importance of putting the patient’s needs first. We call it “Patient and Family Centered Care,” and it’s an approach many hospitals around the country are embracing to bring caregivers closer to the patients and families they serve.