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Penrose-St. Francis Weight Loss Surgery Institute is proud to offer Lap-Band, Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy weight loss surgery in Colorado Springs.
Southern Colorado's only Five-Star Recipient for Bariatric Surgery 2013 by Healthgrades
Our surgeons have more than 25 years experience and have performed over 2,000 bariatric procedures. Our 360-degree approach to nutrition, exercise, counseling and education will help you succeed long after your weight loss surgery is finished and your new life begins!
The Penrose-St. Francis Weight Loss Surgery Institute in Colorado Springs is the only Accredited Center in southern Colorado by the
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program
For more information, call 719-776-5359.
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Select a primary care physician if you don't already have one, and establish a relationship with him or her. Work with your physician to ensure that your routine health maintenance testing is current. For example, women may have a pap smear, and if over 40 years of age, a breast exam. And for men, this may include a prostate specific antigen test (PSA).
Basic toiletries (comb, toothbrush, etc.) and clothing may be provided by the hospital, but most people prefer to bring their own. Choose clothes for your stay that are easy to put on and take off. Because of your incision, your clothes may become stained by blood or other body fluids. Other ideas:
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