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Medical City Denton achieves bariatric re-accreditation

Medical City Denton receives second accreditation from the MBSAQI.

May 17, 2024

Denton, TX – Medical City Denton has earned its second accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) by following a rigorous review process in accordance with nationally recognized bariatric surgical standards, in conjunction with the American College of Surgeons.

To qualify for accreditation, Medical City Denton’s inpatient surgery center demonstrated recognized bariatric surgical standards and passed an independent, voluntary and rigorous peer evaluation which promotes uniform standard benchmarks and supports continuous quality improvement.

Expert surgeons at The Bariatric & Metabolic Institute at Medical City Denton offer a full range of weight loss surgeries based on individual patient needs, including:

  • Gastric bypass
  • Gastric banding
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Duodenal switch
  • Revision surgery

“Achieving MSMBIQ accreditation gives people confidence that Medical City Denton offers a comprehensive and compassionate program and has passed rigorous oversight from an independent board of experts,” says Steve Edgar, CEO at Medical City Denton and Medical City Argyle. “Upholding these high standards is why our community turns to us as the destination of choice in our community.”

The Bariatric & Metabolic Institute at Medical City Denton incorporates medical, nutritional, psychological and surgical components to aid in weight loss. The multidisciplinary team performs an evaluation before surgery, provides on-site education and care after surgery, and provides follow-up treatment to help make sustainable changes in weight loss. Maximum weight loss is typically achieved in 18 months.

There are many health benefits of bariatric surgery including:

  • Improvements in reflux and heartburn
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Better mental health
  • Reduced cholesterol
  • Reduced cancer risk

Learn more about bariatric surgical options here.

Published:
May 17, 2024
Location:
Medical City Denton

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