We are a full service acute care, tertiary facility
More weight loss surgeries have been performed at JFK Medical Center than any other hospital in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast
Latest surgical technology and equipment
Specially trained operating room bariatric team
Most experienced bariatric anesthesia providers in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast
Two bariatric surgeons on every bariatric surgical procedure
All patients receive on site comprehensive psychological assessments and counseling pre and post-operatively by a psychologist specially trained in the field of bariatrics.
Access to an intensive care specialist 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide immediate care in case of an emergency. This level of availability is unique in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast and very rare even in major academic institutions
Nutritional counseling and metabolism testing are provided on site pre-operatively, as required by the surgeon and most insurance companies.
An exercise physiologist/physical therapist on-site to assist you with developing a post-operative resistance training program to maintain muscle mass as you lose weight and assists the psychologist and nutritionist in helping you maintain your weight loss.
Extensive pre-operative patient education
As part of the program your post-op visits with the surgeon include visits with the psychologist, nutritionist and exercise physiologist/physical therapist
Our designated patient rooms are private and customized for bariatric patients
Clinical equipment specifically for bariatric patients
Monthly support groups open to patients, family and friends.
The Bariatric Wellness program offers patients non-surgical medical weight loss options