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Novant Health Bariatric Solutions – Matthews is here to be your partner on your journey to a healthier life. We are committed to helping people lose weight safely and keep it off. Our providers will work with you to understand your goals and any factors, related to health or lifestyle, that have been holding you back. Once we understand where you are coming from and what your personal weight loss goals are, we will develop an individual plan for you to achieve them. That plan could include counseling, surgery or medical weight management. Regardless of your plan, you will have access to all the services and tools you need, along with a team of providers you can trust.

Our services include:

  • Weight loss counseling
  • Support groups
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Psychological counseling
  • Metabolic composition and evaluation
  • Financial and insurance counseling
  • Pre-surgical consultations
  • Post-surgical support
  • Medical weight 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)
  • Sleeve gastric bypass surgery (a procedure to bypass part of the stomach)
  • Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y gastric bypass surgery (a minimally invasive method for bypassing part of the stomach)
  • Band over Bypass (BoB) surgery (an LAGB surgery done after a successful gastric bypass surgery)
  • ROSE procedure (Restorative Obesity Surgery Endoscopic; an incisionless surgery done to reduce the size of the stomach by placing an instrument through the patient’s mouth)
  • Removal of adjustable gastric bands with conversion (bands are removed and a gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy procedure is performed)
  • Adjustable gastric band management
  • 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)

Our on-site dietary supplement and protein shop offers a range of meal replacement products. We also have an on-site gym and patient education center with a presentation kitchen, where you can see cooking demonstrations and get diet recommendations.