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For Our Bariatric Surgery Patients at UPMC in Central Pa.

For Visitors

When visiting your friend or family member undergoing bariatric surgery, it is important to know all the information necessary. Click here for more information

New Direction(R) Nutritional Meal Replacement Line

UPMC in Central Pa. offers both surgical and non-surgical patients a New Direction® nutritional meal replacement plan to enhance weight loss results. Learn more.

Nutrition Consultations

Schedule an appointment with one of our seasoned dietitians to discuss support for general health, pregnancy, eating disorders & more. Call today to learn more.

Preparing for Your Bariatric Surgery

A successful bariatric surgery requires careful preparation. Read our list for ways to prepare for your bariatric surgery & ensure you're ready for surgery day.

Your Day of Surgery

Alleviate your anxiety about surgery day with our helpful guide on what bariatric surgery patients can expect on the day of their operation. Read to learn more.

Your Hospital Stay - Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery patients can expect to stay in the hospital two nights. Learn how our staff can help you feel comfortable and safe after your surgery.

Your Hospital Stay - Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery patients remain in the hospital overnight, returning home the day after surgery. Learn what to expect after your surgery in our guide.

Your Hospital Stay - Lap Band Surgery

LAP-BAND® surgery patients may be in the hospital overnight Learn how our staff can help you feel comfortable and safe after your surgery. Read more.

Connect with the UPMC Central PA Portal app 24/7

The UPMC Central PA Portal provides patients with convenient and secure access to their health information right at their fingertips. View test results. Get virtual care. Message your care team. Schedule and manage appointments. And much more.

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Contact UPMC

When it comes to health care for you and your family, UPMC is here. It's easy to find the right doctor, health screenings, programs, classes, and more.

Contact UPMC in central Pa.