Griffin Hospital established its comprehensive weight loss surgery program, Griffin Bariatrics, to provide a medical solution for patients with more substantial weight loss needs. The long-term success enjoyed by Griffin Bariatrics patients is a result of excellent medical care, including the latest minimally invasive surgical procedures, combined with access to a full range of multidisciplinary services that have been assembled to support them before, during, and after their surgery.
We’re proud to be a MBSAQIP® Accredited Center – meaning ours is one of the best in the country. More information about Griffin Bariatrics, our patient-centered approach to weight loss surgery, and support services is available on the Griffin Bariatrics web site. We look forward to seeing you at a FREE seminar soon!
Weight Loss & Management
Manage Your Weight with Help from Griffin Hospital Being overweight can be a debilitating chronic condition if it’s not managed correctly or consistently. Griffin Hospital offers several programs aimed at helping those with weight issues and several more focused on prevention and wellness. From a few extra pounds to obesity, extra weight is a cause of concern. Obesity Prevention &. Find out more here.
Dietary & Nutrition Services
Griffin Hospital’s Registered Dietitians provide one-on-one nutrition counseling sessions for a variety of medical conditions, including but not limited to: Diabetes; heart disease; celiac disease; food allergies; and pre-and post-bariatric surgery or individuals just simply looking to improve their health and eat better. The initial appointment is an hour session and follow-ups are a half hour. During the appointment, the. Find out more here.
Same-Day Surgery Amenities
Amenitities for health and wellness A number of complementary services and amenities are available to patients and visitors to aid in healing and relaxation. More about Planetree at Griffin Hospital Guided Imagery Guided imagery is a relaxation technique that focuses your attention on pleasant images to replace negative or stressful feelings and relax. Guided imagery may be directed by you. Find out more here.
Outpatient Surgery Preparation
Preparing for Surgery Once you have decided to have surgery, there are steps you can take to make sure everything goes smoothly. Knowing what to expect and being prepared helps to make the process easier for everyone involved. Insurance Prior to surgery, an insurance verification specialist from Griffin Hospital will contact you to confirm your personal information and verify your. Find out more here.
Day of Surgery
What to Expect at the Hospital When you arrive, you may report directly to the Same Day Surgery Department for your scheduled appointment. The department is located on the ground floor of the hospital. Before Surgery Upon arrival in the Same Day Surgery Department you will be greeted by a member of the Same Day Surgery staff who will take. Find out more here.
Bariatric Surgery Locations
- Griffin Hospital130 Division StreetDerby, New Haven County, CT 06418-1326(203) 735-7421 or (800) 354-3094
- Griffin BariatricsShelton, CT 06484