Temple Bariatric Surgery Program
Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. This designation recognizes programs with a demonstrated track record of success.
Temple received five stars (the highest possible rating) in HealthGrades' 2010/2011 Hospital Quality Ratings for Bariatric Surgery. We have also been awarded the Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery® by Independence Blue Cross, the Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery by Aetna, and a Center of Excellence by Philadelphia magazine. These awards recognize the high-quality care and excellent results achieved at the Temple Bariatric Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
At Temple, we know that losing weight can be one of the most difficult challenges you can face. It's why we offer proven weight loss procedures. And because most of our procedures are done laparoscopically, you can expect a faster recovery and a lower risk of complications. We also know that weight loss surgery is a life-changing event and the Temple weight-loss team works with you every step of the way.