Bariatric Surgery at UPMC Horizon
Based in Greenville, Pa., the bariatric surgery program at UPMC Horizon has been named a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.
UPMC Horizon utilizes a multidisciplinary team of bariatric physicians, nurses, dietitians, wellness and exercise staff, financial counselors, and psychologists who are committed to the long-term success of each patient.
The care and treatment plan of each patient is managed by the bariatric program coordinator, ensuring a comprehensive and seamless approach to the provision of care.
The bariatric surgeons at UPMC Horizon offer:
Support Resources and Groups
Non-surgical weight management support
- One-on-one meetings with bariatric staff to discuss non-surgical options
- Dietitian and fitness support services offered in both groups and individually through the wellness center
Surgical Weight Management Support
- Educational sessions offered several times each month that offer information related to surgical weight loss options
- One-on-one preoperative nutritional assessment
- 3-6 month preoperative classes designed to prepare patients for bariatric surgery as well as integrating the necessary lifestyle changes
- Appointments at the wellness center to assist with exercise programs as needed
- Nutritional support as needed
- The Bariatric Clothing Exchange program, offered in conjunction with the Good Shepherd Center in Greenville, allows bariatric surgery patients to bring in their old clothes and exchange them for smaller sizes as they lose weight.
- Monthly support groups for prospective, current, and past bariatric surgery patients:
UPMC Horizon - Greenville
109 Woodfield Drive, Greenville
Second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.
875 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage
Third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.
For a calendar of group activities offered at UPMC Horizon, please contact the program or visit the Classes and Events page. For more information about the weight loss surgery support groups, call 724-588-6660.
Locations and Contact Information
109 Woodfield Drive
Greenville, PA 16125
Horizon Surgical Associates – UPMC
428 S. Main St.
Greenville, PA 16125
Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon
875 N. Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148
UPMC Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Associates
44 Circle St.
Franklin, PA 16323