After Weight Loss Surgery
At Wittgrove Bariatric Center, we believe that surgery is only the beginning for lifelong health and wellbeing. We pride ourselves by providing tools to help you stay on track, both short and long term. Our goal is to help you maximize your post-operative weight loss and assist in resolving many medical conditions. We will guide you to a healthier lifestyle.
We are with you every step of the way.
Our Program Includes:
New Beginnings Post Op Class
This is a 90-minute class designed for patients who have just undergone bariatric surgery the week prior. We encourage a family member to attend as well.
Each post-operative patient receives an educational book called Owner’s manual. This detailed book outlines all the important guidelines. Every step of the post op journey is included: the hospital experience, post op activity, nutrition, vitamin supplementation exercise, blood draw orders and FAQ’s .
Monthly Support Group Meeting
Our monthly support group is facilitated by our Program Director, Tracy Martinez RN, BSN, CBN. These meetings are for Wittgrove Bariatric Centers patients only. Once you are a patient with us, you will receive a monthly reminder of our meeting. We encourage pre and post-operative patients attend. Our meetings are schedules at 7pm, second Tuesday of each month.
Our program keeps you mindful by sending email “Fit Tips” to encourage and educate you about various health topics.
Wittgrove Bariatric Center Program App
Downloadable app that helps you keep on track with weight loss or maintenance, daily vitamin supplementation, water intake, activity and more. This app syncs with most smart watches.
Back on Track
This lengthy appointment is designed for individuals who may have had surgery elsewhere and need post op guidance or patients who have been away from the program and need help to get back on the right track. We will give you tools you can use to feel your best.
The Wittgrove Bariatric Center endorses the expertise of Dr. M. K. Batra at Coastal Plastic Surgeons in Del Mar, California, to handle post-gastric-bypass reconstruction (GBRX) matters. Dr. Batra’s expertise in his GBRX practice is the result of years of focus in this area in which he has helped alleviate the functional problems associated with loose skin for hundreds of patients. His specialized method for performing his specialized “body lift” work (called GBRX at his clinic only), encompasses all aspects of needed surgeries such as panniculectomy, abdominoplasty which includes functional tightening (plication) of the abdominal muscles, back, arm, and leg lifts, as well as plastic surgery of the face and neck. Dr. Batra is one of only a small handful of doctors nationwide who have attained recognition for their focus on post-bariatric weight loss reconstruction. Please feel free to consider Dr. Batra and Coastal Plastic Surgeons with confidence.