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Center for Bariatric Surgery

The Center for Bariatric Surgery, a program of Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals, offers a long-term solution for obese patients who struggle with their weight and related medical conditions such as high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and diabetes, as well as with the stigma of obesity. Bariatrics is the field of medicine that specializes in treating obesity, and bariatric surgery refers to surgery that promotes weight loss.