OhioHealth Physician Group

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

The first step toward bariatric surgery with OhioHealth Physician Group is to attend a free surgical weight loss seminar. You can watch our video seminar online or attend a seminar in person by registering at (614) 4-HEALTH (443.2584).

OhioHealth Physician Group

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
Hours

The first step toward bariatric surgery with OhioHealth Physician Group is to attend a free surgical weight loss seminar. You can watch our video seminar online or attend a seminar in person by registering at (614) 4-HEALTH (443.2584).

Highly Skilled Surgeons Transforming Your Health and Life

Our fellowship-trained and experienced surgeons are dedicated to the field of bariatric surgery, using advanced laparoscopic, minimally-invasive surgery techniques. We care for the whole person, working closely with you as we guide you to better health with medical expertise and emotional understanding. Through our surgeon-led, comprehensive, multidisciplinary team approach, your weight loss surgery offers a head start toward both a healthy weight and improved overall health.

Our team is led by our medical director, Thomas Sonnanstine, MD, FACS, FASMBS, who is an internationally and nationally recognized educator, having performed or taught weight-loss procedures in eight countries and 26 states.

Our Services

When you choose the surgeons of OhioHealth Physician Group Bariatric Surgery, you receive the support of our multidisciplinary team that will help you learn about and also prepare you for surgery. Our team will provide the best surgical care and help you on your journey to lose weight and transform your health. Our services include:

  • Coordinators to help with insurance needs
  • All-inclusive pre-surgery evaluation and preparation
  • Individualized nutritional counseling
  • Superior care from the OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital bariatric nursing team
  • Emotional support during this major life change
  • Exercise guidance to increase activity level for long-term weight management
  • Compassionate, caring team members who have a passion for working with people of size

Types of Surgery

  • Laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Adjustable gastric band
  • Revisional bariatric surgery