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Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
Bariatric Care Centre
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Operates a regional assessment and treatment centre for pre and post-operative care of patients with obesity requiring gastric bypass surgery

Two types of services offered include:
Medical Services
Provides non-medical services, including nutrition and lifestyle counselling, for individuals who cannot or choose not to have surgery

Surgical Services
Performs gastric bypass surgery, however, will refer complex cases to a partner program in Southern Ontario
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Individuals who are obese
  • Individuals who are considering surgery are required to have a body mass index of 40 or higher
Application Process
  • Individuals must have their primary care provider request a referral to the clinic through the Ontario Bariatric Registry
  • A primary care provider can be a family doctor, a walk-in clinic doctor, or a nurse practitioner
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 5, 2019

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