Our Surgical Weight Loss Team
These experts include surgeons, nutritionists and counselors ready to provide wrap-around services and support for you and your family. This includes pre-operative and post-operative surgical care, pre-operative and post-operative psychological and nutritional counseling, financial conferencing, educational seminars and unlimited participation in support group meetings for those who have had the surgery and those considering it.
Community Hospital proudly offers free surgical weight loss educational seminars and support groups. Please call (970) 242-9123 for the next available class.
Our program works with local surgeon Dr. Andrew Morse of Surgical Associates of Western Colorado
, and Drs. James Hanosh & Eric Hanly of General Surgeons of Western Colorado.
Bariatric Center of Excellence
In August 2017, Community Hospital achieved the high honor of being identified as a ‘Bariatric Center of Excellence’. The surgical weight loss program at Community Hospital meets all criteria for this designation according to national quality standards established to deliver safe, high quality bariatric patient care.
Community Hospital is the only hospital on the Western Slope and one of only five hospitals in the state to hold the adolescent accreditation designation. Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care.