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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 lists below highlights our accredited programs:
Mercy Bariatric Services - Springfield
Mercy Bariatric Center - Northwest Arkansas
Mercy Bariatric Center - Jefferson
Mercy Bariatric Center - Washington
Mercy Bariatric Center - Fort Smith