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Bariatric Surgery

If you're more than 100 pounds overweight, Bariatric Surgery can be the answer you're looking for to help lose the weight and maintain a healthier life. Holy Cross Hospital's Comprehensive Bariatric Services offer many different options and is the leader in obesity surgery, gastric bypass surgery and weight-loss surgery in South Florida. In fact, our surgeons have performed weight-loss surgery on more than 5,000 patients, helping them to lose more than 660,000 pounds combined.

Holy Cross Hospital is committed delivering bariatric surgical care with the highest levels of efficacy, efficiency and safety. 

Our multi-disciplinary approach to successful long-term weight loss makes us unique. And our program medical director, Michael A. Perez, MD, makes us successful. We look forward to meeting you and making a positive change in your life.

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At Holy Cross, we have broken down geographic barriers to top quality healthcare. If you are an international patient and would like more information about our services, please contact our International Services department or visit us online at

Dr. Michael Perez

"Obesity is a serious health concern worldwide. Holy Cross Hospital has one of the leading Bariatric surgery programs in the nation, with staff, specialized equipment, and support programs dedicated to the care of Bariatric surgery patients. We've helped thousands of people regain their lives and maintain their health."    

General Surgeon Michael Perez, MD, FACS, Medical Director of Bariatric Services & Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

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