A Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
World class expertise in bariatric/weightloss surgery with over 2,000 successful weight loss surgeries performed.
If you are 100 pounds over your ideal body weight or more and you have tried to lose weight unsuccessfully in the past, you may be a perfect candidate for bariatric surgery at Little Company of Mary.
Our specialized bariatric team has vast experience in treating obesity. Dr. Gerald Cahill, Medical Director of the Midwest Bariatric Institute has performed more than 2,000 successful weight loss surgeries to date. In fact, we've been rated an American Society of Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence based on quality and overall excellence.
We specialize in minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques including Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery and the Lap-Band® Adjustable Gastric Band. With less pain, a lower rate of complications, a shorter hospital stay and a quicker return to normal activities, these procedures let you begin a new lifestyle sooner. And, they represent the latest advancements in bariatric surgery.
Bariatric Surgery Seminar and Support Group
Continued education and support are vital to successful long-term, healthy weight loss after bariatric surgery. These meetings are a valuable resource for weight loss surgery patients or those interested in seeking bariatric treatment.
Obesity Surgery Seminar (public welcome)
Discussion of risks, benefits, and lifestyle requirements of laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and Lap-Band® surgery. Presentation of comprehensive bariatric surgery program. Program Director/RN is on hand to answer all questions on weightloss surgery, program and insurance coverage. Obesity surgery seminars are held on the third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.
Support Group (public welcome)
Support group meets on the first Tuesday of the month. Click here for more details. Each group has its own meeting to meet the individual and different needs of Gastric Bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and Lap-Band patients. Meeting focus is for patients less than 1 year out from bariatric surgery and guests interested in learning about Gastric Bypass and sleeve gastrectomy (7 to 8 p.m.) and Lap Bands (6 to 7 p.m.). Everyone is welcome.
|January 6||6:00 p.m.||Lap Band Support Group||Evergreen Park, IL|
|January 6||7:00 p.m.||Gastric Bypass and Gastrectomy Support Group||Evergreen Park, IL|
|January 20||6:00 p.m.||Bariatric Surgery Seminar||Evergreen Park, IL|
|February 3||6:00 p.m.||Lap Band Support Group||Evergreen Park, IL|
|February 3||7:00 p.m.||Evergreen Park, IL|
|February 17||6:00 p.m.||Evergreen Park, IL|
Fill out the form below to sign up for an upcoming obesity surgery seminar or support group meeting.