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Novant Health Bariatric Solutions – Ballantyne offers both medical and emotional support for people looking to lose weight and keep it off in a healthy, sustainable way. Our providers will work with you to understand your current condition along with any underlying health concerns. Once we understand where you are and where you’d like to be, we will design the best individual road map to get you there. Whether your plan includes traditional weight loss surgery, such as gastric bypass surgery, or medical weight management, our team is here for you every step of the way. Both 

Our services include:

  • Behavioral health assessments
  • Body mass testing (body composition assessment)
  • Metabolism assessment (metabolic testing)
  • Weight loss counseling
  • Support groups
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Psychological counseling
  • Financial and insurance counseling
  • Medical weight management
  • Nonsurgical, noninvasive gastric balloon procedures
  • Pre-surgical consultations
  • Post-surgical support
  • Gastric bypass (laparoscopic Roux-En-Y) surgery (a procedure to bypass part of the stomach)
  • Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB; surgery to create a smaller stomach pouch to make you feel full faster)
  • Band over Bypass (BoB) surgery (an LAGB surgery done after a successful gastric bypass surgery)
  • Removal of adjustable gastric bands with conversion (bands are removed and a gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy procedure is performed)
  • Adjustable gastric band management
  • Laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy (a procedure in which a large portion of the stomach is removed, leaving a much smaller, tube-shaped stomach; helps you feel full faster)
  • Bilopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS; a vertical sleeve gastrectomy combined with a procedure to bypass a majority of the intestines; limits how much your stomach can hold and how many nutrients, including proteins and fats, can be absorbed)
  • Revisional weight loss surgery (surgery to repair or revise previous weight loss procedures)

We also have an on-site dietary supplement and protein shop which offers meal replacement products, an on-site gym and a patient education center with a presentation kitchen, which regularly offers cooking demonstrations and recommendations.