Bariatric Surgery

UPMC Jameson Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Center provides a multidisciplinary approach to weight loss surgery. Our center is accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) as a Comprehensive Center.

Our team includes a bariatric surgeon, nurses, dietitians, wellness and exercise staff, financial counselors, and psychologists who are committed to the long-term success of each patient. The care and treatment plan of each patient is managed by the bariatric team, ensuring a comprehensive and seamless approach to the provision of care.

Learn about one patient’s weight loss journey

Surgical Procedures

  • Gastric bypass surgery
  • Gastric sleeve surgery

Free Bariatric Surgery Information Sessions

Our staff hosts free bariatric surgery information sessions in New Castle and Hermitage. For more information or to register for an information session, call 724-656-0067.

​Location ​Dates and Times

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 3:30 p.m.
Nesbitt Place
26 Nesbitt Road, Suite 151
New Castle, PA 16105​

Monday, Nov. 25, 3:30 p.m.
Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon, lobby
875 N. Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148

Surgical Weight Management Support

  • Educational sessions with information related to surgical weight loss options
  • One-on-one preoperative nutritional assessment
  • Six month preoperative classes designed to prepare patients for bariatric surgery as well as integrating the necessary lifestyle changes
  • Appointments at the wellness center to assist with exercise programs as needed
  • Nutritional support as needed
  • Monthly support groups for prospective, current, and past bariatric surgery patients

Support Group Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 5 p.m.
Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon, lobby
875 N. Hermitage Road
Hermitage, PA 16148

Our Experts

Office Locations and Contact Information

Nesbitt Place
26 Nesbitt Road, Suite 151
New Castle, PA 16105​

Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon
875 N. Hermitage Road, Suite 4
Hermitage, PA 16148

Steel City Internal Medicine-UPMC
291 State Route 288
Ellwood City, PA 16117

To schedule an appointment at any of the above locatio​ns, or for more information, call 
724-656-0067
.

Bariatric Surgery

Podcast: UPMC Jameson Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Center
Jackie Walker, RN, bariatric program coordinator, and Katie Beish, RDN, LDN, registered dietitian, discuss the services available at the UPMC Jameson Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Center and what it means to be accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®).