Weight Management and Weight Loss Surgery in Riverview, Florida

The Metabolic and Bariatric Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital-South is a comprehensive weight management program and helps our Riverview and South Hillsborough communities live healthier lives. We support patients throughout their entire weight loss journey. Lifestyle choices are key parts of our program, including dietary, activity and behavioral changes, and if necessary, medication therapy and surgical interventions.
For more information about the bariatric program at St. Joseph's Hospital-South, call (813) 302-8497.
MBSAQIP Accredited Center Quality Program

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.

Treatment Options

We offer the following surgical and non-surgical treatments:

  • Gastric bypass surgery (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass)
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Revisional bariatric surgery
  • Lap-band removal
  • Medication management 
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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.

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Cathy Fox RD, LD/N

Metabolic and Bariatric Program Coordinator and Dietitian

Cathy Fox helps patients, families and caregivers maneuver through the weight loss journey and overcome any care hurdles. Cathy provides information that enhances the patient’s ability to make appropriate health care choices, along with understanding risks, benefits and responsibilities. As a registered dietitian, Cathy works with each patient to help them understand the nutritional needs that will help them accomplish their desired weight loss goals. After having gastric bypass surgery herself in 2002, she has maintained a successful outcome which means that she understands patients’ trials and tribulations and will assist with moving you forward in your pursuit of a healthier life.