Franciscan Center for Weight Management receives accreditation

The Franciscan Center for Weight Management at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way has been reaccredited by the American College of Surgeons and the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

  • Wednesday, February 3, 2016 1:57pm
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CHI Franciscan Health

The Franciscan Center for Weight Management at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way has been reaccredited by the American College of Surgeons and the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

This recognition acknowledges St. Francis has committed to providing and supporting quality improvement and patient safety protocols for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients. The center has been accredited since 2005.

“This accreditation is a reflection of the quality, safety and specialized care given by of our surgeons, nurses and support staff,” Haroon P. Anwar, MD, said, medical director of Franciscan Center for Weight Management. “Since 2000, we have helped thousands achieve their weight loss goals by providing the highest standards in quality care and partnering with each patient throughout his/her journey.”

The center offers patients a wide variety of weight-loss surgery options. Our CHI Franciscan Health bariatric surgeons have years of experience and manage a high volume of surgical cases. According to data from Intuitive Surgical, Inc. bariatric surgeons at St. Francis perform more robotic bariatric surgeries than any other hospital in the country.

The Franciscan Center for Weight Management is located on the campus of St. Francis Hospital in the St. Francis Medical Office Building located at 34509 9th Avenue South, Suite 203B in Federal Way. To learn more about your weight loss options, call 888-825-3227 or visit us online at www.FranciscanWeightLoss.org.

 

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