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Let Baptist Health guide you on your journey to long-term weight loss. Your health and wellness is our top priority. 

Baptist Health Bariatric Center-Little Rock is designated a Bariatric Center of Excellence and a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Institute of Quality. This designation identifies our surgical team and program as providing quality, effective care for our patients before and after surgery.

We perform the safest methods of surgery by the most experienced surgeons. We provide comprehensive surgical weight loss offerings with successful outcomes and a skilled support team to aid you both before and after your surgical procedure. Baptist Health Bariatric Center-Little Rock offers surgical weight loss options and metabolic services that are backed by the resources of the state’s most trusted health care system.

Baptist Health was recently recognized as one of the Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery by Leapfrog and Money magazine.

Learn more about how Baptist Health Bariatric Center can help you improve your life. Register for an online seminar today!

Have questions about our bariatric services? Call us at (501) 202-4477.

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Just six months after having bariatric surgery, patients saw a drastic improvement in obesity-related conditions:

Sleep Better

Sleep Better

42% of patients were off of CPAP machines six months after surgery.

Reduce High Blood Pressure

Reduce High Blood Pressure

48% of patients were no longer taking blood pressure medications.

Control Diabetes

Control Diabetes

63% of patients were no longer on medications for diabetes.

Improve Overall Health

Improve Overall Health

75% of patients had complete resolution of one or more obesity-related conditions only six months after surgery.


Sara’s Story

Sara grew up in a family that was “big-boned.” Family gatherings were always centered around food. One day, Sara woke up and she was over 260 pounds. She wanted to take control of her weight and change her lifestyle, but she needed guidance. That’s when she called Baptist Health Bariatric Center-Little Rock.


Mike’s Story

Mike worked long hours, and his job didn’t promote a healthy lifestyle. It was hard for him to lose weight. Then in 2019, a sudden illness damaged his heart. Mike lacked the energy to do even simple tasks, and by December 2021, he was 430 lbs. Mike needed guidance, so he called Baptist Health Bariatric Center-Little Rock.


Yolonda’s Story

Yolonda, a dedicated mother and vice-principal, led a hectic life, prioritizing others over her own health. In 2019, weighing 375 lbs., she suffered a sudden illness and was hospitalized. Diagnosed with diabetes, Yolonda spent 25 days in recovery. Determined to regain control of her weight, she contacted Baptist Health Bariatric Center-Little Rock.

Starting out on your journey? Looking for more information?

Our comprehensive weight-loss guide walks you through all of the options we offer at Baptist Health Bariatric Center.

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