Bariatric Surgery

Getting Started


Congratulations for making the decision to take the first step toward a better and healthier life! Just call 478-746-4646 to register for our next FREE, no obligation informational seminar. It’s the first step toward a healthier you.

Seminar Dates

Thursday, July 23rd


Saturday, August 8th


Thursday, August 20th


Thursday, September 24th


Saturday, October 10th


Thursday, October 22nd


Thursday, November 19th


Saturday, December 5th


Thursday, December 17th


All seminars take place at Coliseum Northside Hospital. Saturday sessions are held at 10:00 am. Thursday sessions are held at 6:30 pm. Too long a wait before our next seminar? Then call our Consult-A-Nurse program to get some of your questions answered before you attend the seminar!


The cost of having a LAP-BAND® procedure done can vary greatly based on your insurance and your ability to document your weight loss attempts. Don’t worry though, our hospital staff can help answer all your questions and walk you through the insurance process. Contact Coliseum Northside Hospital at (478) 757-8200 and a member of our staff will collect your information. Our insurance specialist will then verify your benefits. This process normally takes up to 3 business days

If you have already checked into your insurance and know that coverage is going to be an out-of-pocket expense to you directly, our staff will also discuss your payment options and the estimated costs of your procedure at our next FREE, no obligation informational seminar. Just call 855-415-9231 or 478-273-8572 to sign up today.

How do I find out if my insurance covers weight loss surgery? To find out if weight loss surgery is a covered benefit under your insurance, you can: Contact your insurance provider. For LAP-BAND®, use procedure code 43770.

What if I don’t have insurance?  Contact our hospital to learn more about our Self-Pay Pricing for LAP-BAND® surgery.

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