Surgical Weight Loss

The Baptist Health Bariatric Centers have been performing weight loss surgery for over 40 years, and was the first bariatric program location in Arkansas to receive a National Quality Bariatric designation in 2007. We have continued our commitment to provide quality care by maintaining the most current designation as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Institute of Quality. In addition to our exceptional care offerings in Little Rock, we also provide advanced bariatric surgery services in additional locations as an extension of our commitment to providing access to innovative surgical weight loss across the state.

Our renowned surgeons are fellowship trained. They work alongside our expert team of specialized registered nurses, exercise physiologists, registered dietitians, behavioral health and wellness professionals who work together to help each and every patient meet their weight loss goal.

Surgical Weight Loss Procedures

Sleeve Gastrectomy

The sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric sleeve surgery, is one of the most popular bariatric surgery options we offer. The procedure offers a safe way to reduce the size of the stomach through a minimally-invasive procedure.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, or gastric bypass surgery, has been used longer than any other weight loss procedure, and is a dependable option. In this weight loss surgery, the small intestine is bypassed to restrict digestion and facilitate weight loss.

Bariatric Revisions

You may need a revision to a previous weight loss surgery if you are experiencing complications that have not resolved, like diarrhea, malnutrition, ulcers or unexplained abdominal pain.

For more information on our surgical weight loss procedures, visit the Baptist Health Bariatrics website


Contact one of our compassionate weight loss surgery teams to learn more about the best bariatric procedure option for you at your stage of life.

Baptist Health-Little Rock 501-202-4477 

Baptist Health Surgical Clinic-Lexington Avenue 479-709-7350

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