Total-patient care, from start to finish
We at Mount Sinai provide total-patient support. This
support starts even before you decide to have surgery.
And it continues long after you return home from the
We offer many resources
to help you learn about weight loss surgery. We have
a one-page fact sheet you can download. We schedule
a monthly information session,
where you learn what to expect. We also offer a worksheet
to help you understand your insurance coverage.
The surgical process
During a consultation, you meet the men and women who
will guide you through every step of the surgical process.
We help you schedule the necessary tests. We assist
you and your doctor in requesting insurance coverage.
We provide detailed instructions for you to follow—before
the operation, during your hospital stay and after your
Ongoing emotional support
And our support doesn’t end there. We also offer
groups to help you adjust to your new body after
surgery. Here, you can meet other people who have been
through the same experience. You can share your feelings
and start to find solutions to the challenges you face.
Q. Who are the
support groups for? Can I go to one even if
I have not had surgery yet?
A. If you are thinking about a weight
loss operation but have not yet had surgery,
the Preoperative Support Group (a.k.a. Information
Session) is for you! Click
here for more info.
If you have already had weight loss
surgery, find the Postoperative Support Group
that's right for you! Click here for more