UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center - Shands Hospital

UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center - Shands Hospital
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Appointment: 
352-265-0535
Fax: 
352-733-4173
Address:
1600 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
Hours of Operation
Monday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center - Shands Hospital is a multidisciplinary center that offers a comprehensive treatment approach to weight loss, allowing the surgeon to consult with a team that includes psychiatrists, nutritionists, cardiologists and other health-care providers.

Some of our most common bariatric surgeries are listed below. Each patient is different and requires a different approach. Our team of experts will meet with you, one-on-one, to discuss the best weight loss options for you.

Surgical weight loss is the only proven, reliable and long-term weight loss solution for morbid obesity. When patients adhere to the necessary post-surgery behaviors, including diet and exercise, weight loss surgery is very successful. Results from surgery directly impact a person’s overall quality of life, as well as resolve many co-existing health problems.

Learn more about the UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center, our team of experts and how you can start your weight loss journey today.

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Medical Records

To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center - Shands Hospital, please contact 352-265-0535.

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Accepted Insurance

Shands hospitals and UF Physician practices accept insurance from numerous providers, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CIGNA, Humana, Capital Health, United Healthcare, Medicaid, and state and government services. For a full list of accepted plans visit our Insurance / Billing page.

Insurance acceptance varies between physicians and locations and is subject to change. To confirm that a specific physician will accept your insurance, please contact the practice using the telephone numbers listed at the top of the page. A representative will be happy to assist you.

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