FAQ

If diet, exercise and other strategies haven’t helped you lose weight, bariatric surgery can improve your health and quality of life. Work toward your weight-loss goals with help from the experienced team at Rex Bariatric Specialists in Raleigh, Wakefield, Garner, Cary and Holly Springs, North Carolina.

Our surgeons perform more weight-loss surgeries each year than many practices nationwide. You’ll benefit from a thorough and complete preparation process and lifelong support and follow-up care. These comprehensive services have helped patients like you consistently achieve results that match or surpass the national average.

Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

You can trust Rex Bariatrics Specialists for excellent care because Rex Hospital is accredited as a comprehensive center for weight-loss surgery by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. The accreditation means you can expect:

  • Experienced, board-certified bariatric surgeons
  • A multidisciplinary team, including registered dietitians, psychologists and health educators, all of whom help ensure you get well-rounded care
  • Imaging and surgical tools specially designed for your needs
  • Strict measures to keep you safe

Rex Hospital also is a Blue Distinction Center+ for gastric stapling. That means you can count on us for more-affordable, high-quality care that improves outcomes.

Benefits of Weight-Loss Surgery

Bariatric surgery, combined with long-term healthy lifestyle changes, can help you lose enough weight to improve conditions such as:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Sleep apnea
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Joint pain

Find out if you qualify for bariatric surgery, and learn about several weight-loss procedures you and your surgeon can choose from.