Patient Stories

View the following patient videos to learn more about the Temple Health Bariatric Program.

To register for a free informational seminar or to make an appointment for a consultation with a bariatric surgeon at Jeanes, click here or call 215-728-CARE (2273).

Debra's Story

Due to obesity, Debra felt tired all the time and had to take 14 medications daily. She worked with the bariatric surgery team at Jeanes Hospital to get healthy. Now, after bariatric surgery, she’s almost completely off medications and has her energy back.

 

Tammy’s Story

After she turned 30, Tammy’s weight was as high as it had ever been and she knew she had to get control of it. After researching bariatric surgery centers in the area, Tammy chose Jeanes Hospital and says having surgery was the best decision she ever made.

 

Joan's Story

Referred by a friend to Jeanes Hospital for weight-loss surgery, Joan says her whole life has improved.




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