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Bariatric Follow Up Care

Post-Op Care

Swedish Medical Center has a dedicated Bariatric Surgery Unit for your post-operative care. This unit includes highly specialized bariatric surgical nurses that are experts in pain management, and post-operative care. This unit is equipped with bariatric beds, chairs, commodes, wheelchairs and gowns to allow for your comfort during your stay. They will work closely with you to ensure you have the knowledge and resources to feel comfortable with your recovery

As your beginning-to-end bariatric surgery program, we make sure you are well-equipped to leave the hospital and begin your healthier lifestyle. We provide the following as part of your follow-up care:

  • Patient guide
  • Support group
  • Goody bag
    • Diet menu
    • Proportioned cups
  • Monthly appointments with Dr. Tillquist for one year
    • Monitor labs to catch any nutrient deficiencies
    • After the first year, annual visits for a total of five years