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Our Fully Accredited Bariatric Program

Our Cone Health Bariatric Surgery program is fully-accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN). Our program meets rigorous national standards by providing experienced, comprehensive and quality care for patients seeking and undergoing bariatric surgery.

Level 1 accreditation is based on the following requirements:

  • More than 125 bariatric surgery procedures annually.
  • Participation in the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP).
  • Participation in Bariatric Module of NSQIP.
  • Program Quality Outcomes are benchmarked with other BSCN sites across the nation.

 Center of Excellence


Our Bariatric Surgery program is recognized as a Center of Excellence by North Carolina’s top four health plans:

  • Aetna – Institutes of Quality for Bariatric Surgery.
  • Blue Distinction Centers+
  • CIGNA – Designated Facility for Bariatric Surgery.
  • United Healthcare – Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery.

Take the Next StepBariatric Seminar

Join the thousands of Cone Health patients who have reached their weight-loss goals. Register to attend our free Bariatric Surgery Options Seminar.

Register Online

or contact Cone Health Connect at (336) 832-8000 to sign up.

Lap Band Surgery Puts Couple On Healthier Path

Stephen and Adonica Williams

Adonica and Stephen Williams have dropped a combined 262 pounds after successful surgery and follow-up.

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