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Virtual Information Sessions and Support Groups If you are interested in attending, please submit the following:

  • Time: 5-7 p.m. ; Please register by Monday, Oct. 19.
  • Topic: "Surviving the Holidays: Managing Stress, Socializing and Celebrating After Surgery" ; Time: 4-5 p.m. ; Please register by Tuesday, Nov. 3.

The New You is Waiting Let Our Team Guide You

FMC-Bariantric-Patient-with-before-photoIf you’ve been considering weight loss surgery, the Bariatric Services Team at Fairfield Medical Center is here to offer support.

We understand that changing your life is a process – and we’re dedicated to staying by your side every step of the way. From medical weight loss management (diet, exercise and medication) to exploring and undergoing bariatric surgery, we can help you take control of your weight, achieve your desired goals and regain your health.


“Because of my weight loss surgery, the life I’m living now is the best I’ve ever lived.”

Lisa Fierce, Bariatric Surgery Patient

Learn more about Lisa’s story here


A Number of Surgical Options

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has determined that bariatric surgery (when combined with the appropriate lifestyle changes) is the most reliable choice for long-term weight loss and overall success. Fairfield Medical Center offers two types of surgical options:

Each of these surgical procedures has proven to help patients lose weight and achieve freedom from the struggles that have been holding them back.

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Experience the Transformation with Dr. Timothy Custer

Bariatric surgeon Timothy Custer, M.D., FACS, loves what he does. Here’s why.

Experience Patient-Centered Care

From start to finish, our program is staffed with compassionate, caring individuals that are committed to helping you reach your goals. Our expert team of professionals provide patient-centered care to ensure success for years to com. The program includes:

  • Registered bariatric dietitians
  • Bariatric program coordinators
  • Bariatric surgeon
  • Physician assistants
  • In-depth patient education
  • Nurses specially trained in bariatric patient care

You’ll also have access to a variety of specialists – including physical therapists and psychologists – and an ongoing consultation process, even after surgery and recovery.


Weight Loss Surgery Resources and Information

If you or a loved one is considering weight loss surgery, please review the links below for additional information on obesity, bariatric surgery and its benefits, and a list of helpful and informative FAQs:

We're Here To Help!

If you think bariatric surgery may be right for you, join us for a free information session. Information sessions are held monthly, please call 740-689-6718 for event details and registration.

Let us know how we can help you take the next steps toward better health and wellness for yourself or a family member.