Bariatric Surgery for Adolescents & Young Adults

Healthy First Bariatric Surgery Program

For adolescents and young adults struggling with their weight, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital now offers an innovative bariatric surgery program. The Healthy First Bariatric Surgery Program is designed to help you regain your health with safe, proven, surgical weight loss.

Because we work exclusively with adolescents and young adults ages 13-21, our specially trained physicians and clinicians understand the unique physical, social, and emotional challenges you face. We are committed to providing you with the knowledge and support necessary for long-term weight loss success.

What is Obesity?

Obesity is a growing epidemic that can cause serious health problems, even in young people.

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Surgical Options

Learn about the surgical weight loss procedures we offer for adolescents and young adults.

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Free Seminar

Register today to learn more about how we will support you on your weight loss journey.

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Find answers to frequently asked questions that we hear from our patients.

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How to Get Started

Learn the steps you can take to get started on your weight loss journey today.

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Why Choose Us?

If behavioral changes like multiple diet and exercise attempts haven’t helped you lose weight, then bariatric surgery may be an option.

"Dietary regimens fail to provide long term weight control in severely obese patients. Bariatric Surgery is recognized as an effective treatment to provide significant weight loss and long term weight control."

Bariatric surgery is an effective tool that can help you achieve substantial weight loss, and is endorsed by many renowned organizations including:

Because the choice to have bariatric surgery is such a big decision, our team will work closely with you and your family to ensure you understand if surgery is the right choice for you. When you choose Healthy First for adolescent bariatric surgery, you are choosing experience, expertise, and compassion.

Our team includes the most experienced surgeons and clinicians in the region, and we are committed to helping you lose weight successfully. From educating you and your support team about the surgical procedures, to creating a comprehensive diet and exercise plan, to providing post-surgery support, we’ll be with you every step of the way. Call us today at 314-577-5335 to learn more about our program.

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