Formerly Twelve Oaks Medical Center. Only the name has changed,
The Bariatric Surgery Program at River Oaks Hospital assists individuals every step of the way, from deciding whether surgery is right for them to providing guidance and support during their weight-loss journey after surgery.
Donna Boehm, Bariatric Administrative Coordinator, had bariatric surgery, as a post operative patient she can speak first hand to the needs of the patients. She is also an ObesityHelp.com Support Group Leader for the program, and Donna has lost 157 pounds. The contact information is listed below.
Free Information Seminars: Anyone interested in bariatric surgery at River Oaks Hospital should attend one of our free information seminars and may arrange to do so by calling 888-500-1275, or go online to www.riveroakshospitalhouston.com . Click on Centers of Excellence then Bariatric and follow the instructions.
During these seminars, you will learn about the procedures performed at River Oaks. These include the (open and laparoscopic) Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RNY) and the laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB) procedure, also known as the LapBand procedure. You also will learn about the mental and emotional changes necessary to ensure successful weight loss following surgery. Parking is free.
To register for a Free Information Seminar, call 888-500-1275.
Bariatric Support Groups
The River Oaks Bariatric Surgery Program also offers a Bariatric Support Group. As you start your journey, you first seek out help and guidance from those who have gone before you. After your surgery, you look to others to help explain all of the feelings that you are experiencing, both physically and emotionally.
A licensed Clinical Dietitian will attend every support group meeting and will answer any questions you may have about your diet.
Weight Loss Houston Support Group information call Donna Boehm 713-960-7989
Guaranteed Emergency Care
Emergencies don’t wait, and neither should you! At River Oaks Hospital, we guarantee that you will be seen within 60 minutes. No doubt about it. But efficiency isn’t our only attribute. Our Emergency Department is staffed around the clock by board certified emergency medicine physicians and a nursing staff that specializes in emergency care of bariatric patients.
River Oaks Hospital is conveniently located off the Southwest Freeway (Hwy. 59) on the north feeder road between Weslayan Drive and Drexel Drive. The River Oaks Campus supports the latest medical technologies, along with most medical and surgical treatments, and it is where our Bariatric Surgery Program is located.
River Oaks Hospital – North Campus
Learn more about River Oaks Hospital at http://www.riveroakshospitalhouston.com/.
“The name not only describes where we are, but who we are. In Houston, River Oaks is synonymous with quality, and that’s the kind of care we provide.”