Bariatric Surgery at Olney | 20832 | MedStar Health

MedStar Health: Bariatric Surgery at OIney

The brick and concrete building on the campus of MedStar Montgomery Medical Center provides specialty care.
18109 Prince Philip Dr.
Ste. B100
Olney, MD 20832

Welcome to bariatric surgery at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center


MedStar Health bariatric surgery team provides comprehensive weight loss care to patients from Montgomery County and the surrounding areas. Our team will help you determine if you are a good candidate for bariatric surgery. If you do move ahead with surgery, we will guide you through the process to help you understand what to expect, before and after surgery.

Our program

MedStar Health’s bariatric program has three steps: pre-surgery, surgery, and post-surgery. Surgery may get the most attention, but the presurgical and postsurgical periods are crucial to the success of the operation and your continuing health.

Preoperative weight management program: You begin with a monitored weight loss program. This lasts three to six months, depending on your previous documented weight management and your insurance requirements.

Surgery: Following successful completion of the weight management program, and mental health evaluation, you undergo the bariatric surgery operation. Follow-up: This is the most important step. We are committed to follow-up care with you for at least five years, but ideally the rest of your life. It is important to monitor your weight loss, your diet, and overall health.

Requirements

Please note that before becoming a bariatric surgery patient at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, you must attend either our online weight loss seminar or our in person weight loss seminar. If you prefer to attend our in person seminar please call 301-774-8962, option 2, to register.


Insurance 

MedStar Health participates with most major health insurance plans. Please contact your insurance company to make sure your plan is covered.