Nationally Accredited Weight Loss Surgery Program in St. Petersburg, Florida

The Metabolic and Bariatric Center at St. Anthony’s Hospital offers a comprehensive, personalized weight management and weight loss surgery program designed around your unique needs. Our team includes board-certified bariatric surgeons, a program manager to guide you through each step of the journey, registered dietitians, fitness specialists, psychologists, certified diabetes educators, patient representatives and more. Take the first step by attending a free, online information session.
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Nationally Accredited

Our program is nationally accredited by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to help you find the best weight loss options for you.

Surgical Procedures

St. Anthony's Hospital offers the following bariatric treatments:

  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass)
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgery
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BayCare HealthChat Podcast: Weight Loss Surgery

Thinking about weight loss surgery? Listen to our three-part podcast series where our clinicians discuss the common questions regarding weight loss surgery including preparation, different types of weight loss surgery, expectations after surgery and more.

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BayCare HealthChat

Weight Loss Surgery: Is It an Option for You?
10/19/2022 2:00 AM

If you're considering weight loss surgery, you probably have a lot of questions. Dr. Kevin Huguet, medical director for the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center at St. Anthony's Hospital and Gretchen Miller, bariatric program manager at St. Anthony's Hospital discuss how to know if weight loss surgery is right for you, common myths about surgery, recovery expectations and more.

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BayCare HealthChat

Guide to Types of Weight Loss Surgery
10/25/2022 2:00 AM

When it comes to weight loss surgery, there are more options than ever to consider. Listen as Dr. Kevin Huguet, Medical Director at the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center at St. Anthony's Hospital discusses the different types of weight loss surgery available, so you can make a better-informed decision.

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BayCare HealthChat

What to Expect After Weight Loss Surgery
11/1/2022 2:00 AM

Interested in weight loss surgery but unsure on what to expect after? Listen as Cindy Campione, a patient access representative at the Metabolic and Bariatric Center at St. Anthony's Hospital and a former patient of weight loss surgery discusses recovery time, nutrition and diet, support after surgery and more.

Nonsurgical Options

St. Anthony’s Hospital offers various treatments for weight loss and diabetes through our Nutrition and Diabetes program. 
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Pre- & Postsurgery Resources for Current BayCare Patients

Prepare for your upcoming surgery and every day after with resources and recommendations from your specific hospital.

Meet our Team

Our team of expert surgeons and clinicians will guide you through a personalized program unique to your needs.