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Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton

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Weight Loss Surgery 

Karen Baumann, RN - Bariatric CoordinatorBaylor Carrollton's Weight Loss Surgery Seminars

Attend a FREE weight loss surgery seminar and meet Karen, our Bariatric RN Coordinator. Karen knows first-hand the struggles you may be facing and can help you overcome them. Karen lost 263 pounds after weight loss surgery and her journey started with a seminar.

Why attend a seminar?

  • Meet Karen, RN Coordinator and your personal navigator
  • Meet our Bariatric Surgeons
  • Learn which procedure may be right for you
  • Lean why it is important to have your surgery in a Center of Excellence facility
  • Find out if your insurance covers weight loss surgery, and if not hear about our competitive cash rates
  • Learn what to expect through your weight loss journey

Call our Bariatric RN Coordinator for additional information or for a one-on-one consultation at 972.394.2332.


Recognition as a Center of Excellence facility means Baylor Carrollton has met stringent guidelines for safe and effective surgical treatment of the bariatric patient. This facility has passed a rigorous and thorough inspection that included the examination of the following aspects of care:

  • Specialized equipment in place.
  • Advanced training of all clinical staff and bariatric surgeons on the medical staff.
  • Detailed pre-operative process for patients including education in diet, nutrition, exercise, and psychological evaluation and support.
  • Implementation of standardized evidence-based processes to ensure quality care.
  • On-site critical care capabilities.
  • Support groups led by licensed personnel.
  • Post-operative tracking system to monitor long-term results and outcomes.
Baylor Carrollton has achieved the following Designations in Bariatric Surgery:

  • Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Aetna Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery
  • Cigna-Certified Hospital for Bariatric Surgery
  • United Health Care OptumHealth Clinical Sciences Institute Bariatric Centers of Excellence network (COE)

When considering Bariatric Surgery, be sure to ask if the surgical facility is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. You deserve the best care available.

Cash Price Available for Gastric Sleeve

If your insurance provider does not cover bariatric surgery, or if you do not have insurance, Baylor Carrollton offers a competitive cash rate for the Gastric Sleeve procedure only. To learn more about the cash rate, contact the Bariatric RN Coordinator at 972.394.2332.