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Attend a Seminar

We are excited that you are taking the first step to a new you! At Bailey Bariatrics, our experienced medical staff and community is here to assist you on your pathway to weight loss success.

Bailey Bariatrics offers free in-person and online seminars. These seminars are designed to explain each step of the weight loss process, what you can expect and you'll hear success stories from patients who have been through the bariatric program.

Step 1: 

Fill out our online registration below and select whether you're attending a FREE live seminar or watching our online seminar.

Step 2: 

If you select online seminar, complete the short quiz following the seminar with a score of 100.

Step 3: 

Complete the new patient paperwork and e-mail the paperwork to or fax to 918-550-6632.


This is an important question to all patients considering bariatric surgery. The cost of surgery is expensive and is more economical if you have bariatric insurance coverage. The quick answer to the question is "maybe." Each insurance has its own benefits and exclusions.

Patients who are considering joining the bariatric program at Bailey Medical Center can complete the form here. Our financial counselors will reach out to your insurance to verify benefits. We always recommend you also verify your own insurance as a second verification.

We ask every patient considering bariatric surgery to call their own insurance company in order to verify bariatric benefits for the treatment of morbid obesity. If covered, your insurance will specify a minimum body mass index (BMI) and other requirements. Below is a BMI calculator for your convenience. It's very common for insurance plans to require a minimum BMI of 35 along with other specified health conditions or a BMI of 40 or greater on its own. Patients with a BMI below 35 will not qualify for surgery.


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Here are the steps to get scheduled for an initial consult:

  1. Register for a free bariatric seminar.
  2. If you watch the online seminar, complete the quiz with a score of 100. You can retake the quiz if needed. Once you have passed the quiz with a score of 100, the system will automatically notify our team and you'll hear from our bariatric liaison. If you attend the in-person seminar then your attendance will be documented at the event.
  3. Complete the new patient paperwork and e-mail it to Russell Vieaux.

Once you have done all three of these things, we are ready to schedule your initial consultation.


Bailey Medical Center is recognized as a CIGNA 3 star Bariatric Certified Hospital for Bariatric Surgery, Aetna Institute of Quality as well as a Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Plus based on safety, surgical outcomes and program education.

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Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

Research has shown that weight loss surgery may improve other health issues such as painful joints, sleep apnea, diabetes, heart disease, urinary incontinence, respiratory function and several other co-morbid conditions.

The Center for Bariatrics at Bailey Medical Center offers patients complete care throughout the process with modern treatment options combined with education and support programs. Our patient-centered hospital design includes an environment tailored to meet the needs of the bariatric patient. Our multi-disciplinary team work together to create customized plans for each patient in order to provide the most individualized experience possible.

Bariatric Seminars

We now offer in-person and online bariatric seminars. Please register and receive a confirmation email containing the details and COVID-19 protocols for the upcoming in-person events, or a link to view the online seminar.

Additional Questions

We believe the seminar will answer the majority of your questions, but you can always contact Russell Vieaux, bariatric liaison, at 918-376-8421 for additional assistance.