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About the Miami Valley Hospital Weight Loss Surgery Center

The MVH Weight Loss Surgery Center in Dayton is certified as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. This distinction is given by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric SurgeryOff Site Icon and Surgical Review CorporationOff Site Icon as the "gold standard" quality in weight loss surgery. This is a weight loss surgery patient's assurance of quality surgery and treatment. The Miami Valley Hospital (MVH) Weight Loss Surgery Center in Dayton was founded in 2006.

The MVH Weight Loss Surgery Center Team performs all types of open and laparoscopic weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, recognized by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

MVH is now performing a new advanced procedure called the Sleeve Gastrectomy. Carefully selected patients are those who are extremely obese and at high risk for surgical complications.

Patients who have weight loss surgery at MVH Weight Loss Surgery Center in Dayton are treated by a multi-disciplinary team which includes:

  • SurgeonsOff Site Icon
  • Nurses 
  • Medical Consultants
  • Dietitians
  • Nutritionists
  • Psychologists
  • Exercise Specialists
  • Physical and Occupational Therapists
  • Respiratory Therapists

MVH Weight Loss Surgery Center

The center has14 private rooms dedicated for weight loss surgery patients. The unit is completely designed around the special needs of a weight loss surgery patient, addressing every consideration: wider doorways, larger bathrooms, private rooms, ceiling fans, and a comfortable environment with quality care.

Patients have access to special beds that are designed to be comfortable for patients up to 1,000 pounds. Each bed is equipped with an over-bed patient helper to make it easier for patients to move themselves. As weight loss surgery patients often feel too warm, each room has a ceiling fan.

These rooms are very appealing to both patients and families. Special amenities include computer and Internet access, flat screen TVs, and special recliners for the extra comfort of bariatric patients.

Learn more about MVH's Weight Loss Surgery Excellence distinctions.

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