Most of Mercy’s Bariatric programs have achieved prestigious accreditation through either
Centers go through a rigorous reporting and inspection process to become accredited.
Along with having certain types of equipment and training geared towards the bariatric patient, they also have to perform a minimum number of bariatric procedures annually to maintain their standing.
Basically, accreditation signifies a level of excellence in the field of bariatric medicine that means better outcomes for patients. Some insurance carriers require that you have your surgery at an accredited center, but it’s a good idea even if your insurance does not require it.
The chart below highlights our accredited programs: