Weight Management Topics

Referring Physicians 

The SSM Health Weight Management Services offers breakthrough surgical and non-surgical options that can be tailored to fit your patient’s
weight-loss goals.
You’ll find comfort in the fact that our surgeons have performed more than 5,000 life-changing and life-saving weight-loss surgeries to help our patients lead healthier and happier lives. We also offer a full-service, medically supervised diet and exercise program called HMR® (Health Management Resources). No matter what your patient’s health goals, SSM Health Weight Management Services is dedicated to providing your patients quality care nd delivering results.

Our facility at SSM Health DePaul Hospital - St. Louis is recognized as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Accredited Center. Rest assured, your patients now have direct access to the leading weight-loss surgeons in St. Louis.

To Refer Patients to SSM Health Weight Management Services:
Download the referral form

Once the form is complete then you can:

  • Call our dedicated physician referral line at 314-344-7199 and provide information or,
  • Send the referral form information via email to Patsy_Beeson@ssmhc.com or,
  • Fax completed referral form to 314-622-6453. After the patient referral information is received by the Weight-Loss Institute, then your patient will be contacted within 24 hours.

If you are a primary care physician and you know your patient is seeking a surgical weight-loss option, please download and complete “Primary Care Physician Request Form” along with the referral form. This information is required for pre-authorization of insurance.